Midway University
Midway, KY 40347-1120


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,194
Religious affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 306 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Midway University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 499 applications and 301 students were granted admission. Midway University is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 100% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 1% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT710 to 870
ACT18 to 23

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Midway University's tuition was $23,100 for all students regardless of residency (13.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Midway University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,690 (which is 6.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Midway University in 2016-2017, was 45, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,010 (which is 18.9% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Midway University has enrolled a total of 1,194 students (907 students full-time and 287 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,194 students, 205 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 21% men and 79% women and 1,005 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 189 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 647 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 77%

Black/African American: 9%

Hispanic: 4%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Midway University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 38% 294 90
Health Professions And Related Programs 26% 200 44
Education 6% 44 0
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 5% 42
Psychology 5% 40 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 3% 21 7
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 14
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 12 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 6 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 0% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Midway University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Midway University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,500. Last year, out of the total 550 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 495 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 673 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 592 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,500 $35,600
Employment Rate 90% 88%
Total Graduates 550 673

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Midway University.

Georgetown College
8.1 mile away
Transylvania University
11.9 mile away
Asbury University
19.5 mile away
Centre College
34.9 mile away
Berea College
44.8 mile away
Bellarmine University
55.9 mile away