Midway College

Midway College

Midway College was established in 1847, and was originally known as the Female Orphan School. Located in Midway, Kentucky, it is only college for women in the State. The sprawling campus of Midway College sits on 200 acres of land. In addition to the Women's College, Midway College also operates the following divisions:

  • Graduate College
  • School for Career Development

Midway College offers a large number of majors and minors in the fields of English, biology, chemistry, psychology, and equine studies, among others. Several teacher education certifications are also available.

The athletics department of Midway College sponsors a special equestrian team which is known as the Western IHSA Team. The students also participate in other sports including basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. These teams are called the Eagles, and they participate in the KIAC and the NAIA.

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Contacting Midway College

Midway College
512 E. Stephens St
Midway , KY 40347-1120
General Phone: (859) 846-4421

Midway College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching129special ed, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, English teaching, math teaching, biology teaching
Business and Management80business, human resources, organizational behavior
Nursing and Emergency Medicine58registered nursing
Animal Science and Care28equestrian studies
Medical Administration12health care administration
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, data processing tech
Science8biology, ecology
Liberal Arts7English, interdisciplinary studies
Therapy and Counseling5psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3sports and fitness management
Security and Law Enforcement0security and protective services

Number of programs and degrees for Midway College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree694
Bachelor's degree27121

Midway College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Midway College had a total enrollment of 1,422 students (1,135 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 9%
Women 91%
Full-Time 71%
Part-Time 29%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 11%
20-21 13%
22-24 15%
25-29 17%
30-34 15%
35-39 13%
40-49 14%
50-64 3%

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

North Carolina1%

Midway College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 55 %

Midway College Room and Board (2007)

Midway College offers campus housing for 220 of its 1,135 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Midway College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440563
SAT Math455493
SAT Writing470523
ACT Verbal1722
ACT Math1620
ACT Composite1821

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT1%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT54%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Midway College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,125
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,125
Room and board $ 6,600
Books and supplies $ 2,000
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
Midway College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 197500)

Midway College Faculty

Midway College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track01
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2124

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*1*
Associate professorcalendar year4$60,0462*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$61,0235$60,884

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year1*0*
Assistant professoracademic year6$45,99014$44,744
Instructoracademic year7$43,33310$40,713
All faculty totalacademic year14$44,90324$43,064

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Midway College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Track Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports04848

Midway College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mathematics, General

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Midway College Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 5%Midway College Female % of student body
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Midway College % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Midway College % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Midway College Number of students
% of degrees in animal science and care
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Midway College % of degrees in animal science and care
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Midway College Number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Midway College % students 40 years or older
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Midway College Dorm rooms per full-time student

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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