Quick Facts

Here are just a few quick facts about Midway University.

President: Dr. John P. Marsden (Became 10th President in February 2013)

Founded: 1847 (as the Kentucky Female Orphan School)


  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Business, Equine & Sport Studies
  • School of Health Sciences

Types of Student Enrollment:

  • Undergraduate (Residential/Commuter)
  • Evening and Online Undergraduate
  • Graduate

Total Enrollment (Fall 2016): 1,194

Undergraduate Details:
Female: 77%

Religious Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) although students of all faiths and spiritual practices are welcomed.

Physical Location(s):
Main Campus
– Midway, Kentucky (512 E. Stephens Street, Midway, Kentucky 40347)
Off-Site Location – Lexington, Kentucky (2700 Old Rosebud, Rd Suite 380 Lexington, KY 40509)

Degrees offered: Associate, Bachelor and Master Degrees

Tuition: $11,550/semester

Room & Board: $4,200/semester

% Receiving Financial Aid: 90% of students receive some type of aid

Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Campus size: 200 acres

FAFSA Code: 001975

School Colors: Blue and Gold

Mascot: Eagles

Athletics Conference: NAIA Division II, River States Conference

Athletic Teams: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Equestrian Riding Teams: Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat and Western


Midway University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Midway University. (Revised Feb. 2013)

Program accreditation is as follows:

Nursing Programs
The nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326,  Phone 404.975.5000, Fax 404.975.5020  (www.acenursing.org)

Midway University’s ADN program is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN), 312 Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222, Phone 800.305.2042, Fax 502.696.5762  (www.kbn.ky.gov)

MSN program (updated December 2015)
The college is proceeding with the accreditation process for this program with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

Education Programs
Kentucky Educational and Professional Standards Board (EPSB), 100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone 502.564.4606, Fax 502.564.7080  (www.kyepsb.net).


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