Midway, founded in 1847, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 105-acre campus is in Midway, 12 miles from Lexington.

Website: www.midway.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,513
Undergraduate
Students
(84.7%) 1,282 Women
(15.3%) 231 Men
87
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.19
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$33,100
Tuition and Fees
$24,500
Room and Board
$8,600
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
57
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 42% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Midway Population
1,649
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Louisville, Lexington
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
14% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Eagles
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
0.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.7% White
4.2% Unknown
International Students
0.1% from 2 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics   2
Science   2
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   1
History   1
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
512 East Stephens Street
City, State, Zip
Midway, KY 40347-1120
Phone
(859) 846-5347
Fax
(859) 846-5823
E-mail
admissions@midway.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
377 admitted students enrolled
Men
70 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.19
3.75 and Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
2%
Score of 24 - 29
18%
Score of 18 - 23
52%
Score of 12 - 17
26%
Score of 6 - 11
2%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 14%
Top quarter: 38%
Top half: 68%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
0%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
7%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$33,100
Tuition and Fees
$24,500
Room and Board
$8,600
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning -100
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001975
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Business, Premedicine
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Nursing Science
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Agriculture
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Distance learning, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
57
Part-Time Faculty
61
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
17%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 42% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not reported
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
50
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Midway Population
1,649
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Louisville, Lexington
Campus Size
110 acres

Weather

Temperature
23.5 average low in January, 85.8 average high in September
Rain
130 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Lexington
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Louisville

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing
Students in College Housing
14% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
86%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Eagles
School Colors
Royal blue, white, and gray

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x    
Equestrian Sports x x    
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Equestrian Sports x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball    
Equestrian Sports    
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis    
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, student government, midway chorale, midway association of nursing students, kentucky education association-student program, midway horse women's association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,513
Women
1,282 (84.7%)
Men
231 (15.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,022
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
0.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.7% White
4.2% Unknown
International Students.
0.1% from 2 countries
Average Age
29
All Graduate Students
87

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
38.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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