Midstate College

Midstate College

Midstate College orignated as a small commercial school which opened in 1857 in Peoria. Another similar school was opened in 1865, and these two schools merged in 1868. In 1888, the merged entity was named Brown's Business College of Commerce after the owner George W. Brown. The school was named Midstate College of Commerce in 1960 after changing hands several times. The college was renamed Midstate College in 1970.

Midstate College has been one of the leading institutions in the region to provide professional training and education for more than 120 years. Undergraduate programs offered by Midstate College include accounting, allied health, business administration, judicial reporting, paralegal services, real time reporting and health information. The college also offers online courses.

Midstate College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The North Central Association is designated as a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.midstate.edu/admissions/consumer.php

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Contacting Midstate College

Midstate College
411 W Northmoor Road
Peoria , IL 61614-3595
General Phone: (309) 692-4092

Midstate College Programs and Degrees (2013-2014)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services84Accounting, Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping, Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General,Business Administration and Management, General,General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies
Health Professions and Related Programs59Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder,Medical Office Assistant/Specialist,Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist,Medical/Clinical Assistant
Legal Professions and Studies5Court Reporting/Court Reporter, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Legal Support Services, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities0General Studies

Number of programs and degrees for Midstate College in 2013-2014:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associates degree737
Bachelors degree515
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years304

Midstate College Student Body

In 2013-2014, Midstate College had a total enrollment of 592 students.

Students in the Freshman Class:


Students By Class:


Racial Diversity:

American Indian or Alaska Native1%
Black or African American23%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1%
Two or more races2%
Race/ethnicity unknown1%
Non-resident alien0%

Students by Age:

24 and under22%
25 and over77%
Age unknown1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Midstate College Room and Board (2014)

Retention Rates (2014):

GroupReturning From
Previous Year
Part-Time 50%

Midstate College Room and Board (2014)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Peoria, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Midstate College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Secondary school recordnot required
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)not required

Midstate College Expenses and Financial Aid (2013-2014)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

In-state tuition and fees$16,230
Books and supplies $1,350

Financial Aid:
Midstate College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs.
Note: The financial aid is only available for those who qualify.

Midstate College Faculty

Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012 Full timePart time
Total faculty2342
Total faculty2342
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0

Midstate College Degree Programs (2013-2014)

Business And Management
Business Computer Accounting
Business Administration

Medical Administration
Health Services Management
Medical Office Technician
Health Information Technology
Medical Transcription

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Assistant
Medical Coding Specialist

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer and Information Science

Office And Administration
Administrative Professional
Office Assistant

Law and Social Justice
Paralegal Studies
Realtime Reporting

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What Sets Midstate College Apart:

% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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% of degrees in business and management
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Top 8%Midstate College % of degrees in business and management
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Midstate College Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
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Top 14%Midstate College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Midstate College % of degrees in office and administration

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