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Midway University's English program can help you write your own career path.

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120 Credit Hours
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Class Production
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Midway Muse
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Midway’s English curriculum surveys literature from Britain, America, and around the world. Classes explore the key literary themes, movements, and innovations of selected works and encourage the development of critical thinking, writing skills, and response.

Career Outlook

What can you do with an English degree? A lot! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, those earning an English degree work in a variety of fields and can hold a wide range of positions, including:

  • Advertiser
  • Writer
  • Digital Content Specialist
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher
  • Editor
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Marketers
Program Highlights

Students can select a major or minor in English. Outside the classroom, students can participate in the writing and design of The Midway Muse or be involved in a theater production.

The Midway Muse

The Midway Muse is Midway University’s student-run literary magazine. While The Midway Muse publishes creative writing like poetry and short stories, the magazine also promotes student work in the visual arts—sculpture, painting, and photography—the musical arts—lyrics and recorded performances—and in the cinematic arts—short films and scripts.



Theatre Production

Midway Theater is for students interested in participating in a full theatrical production. Students explore theater from page to stage as a live performing art. While a degree is not offered in Theatre Arts, students may earn English or elective credits for working on a play each semester, whether behind the scenes or on the stage.

Learn More About Opportunities in Theatre

Frequently Asked Questions

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We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid page for more details.

An admission decision can only be made with official documents. Transcripts are considered official when they are either mailed directly to Midway University from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope or sent electronically by a secured third party such at National Student Clearinghouse or Parchment.

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Students can view our Tuition and Fees Schedule online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to and apply for scholarships. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover.

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

Depending on your student type, there are different steps needed to get you ready to begin classes. Visit our Next Steps page to find your path, or contact admissions at

Traditional students may declare a major that is only offered online following the guidelines of the online major policy in the academic catalog.

Student Testimonial

"Working nights at my job has limited my face-to-face communication with my supervisor. I rely a lot on the written word to communicate with my boss. Thanks to my vast amount of English classes at Midway, I'm prepared for a part of my job that others in my position struggle with. My professors were always available to help me whenever I needed them. They never acted bothered whenever I asked for help. My professors also laid out exactly what was expected of me. Midway's close knit family atmosphere is what kept my coming back every year. I loved being in a place where everyone accepted me and wanted to watch me grow. You don't get that at a lot of universities."

Hailey Roby '17 English

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Small Classes

Our average class size is 17 students allowing more interaction with faculty.

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Annually 99% of our traditional undergraduates receive institutional aid.

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Personalized Attention

Our student to faculty ratio is 15 students to 1 faculty member.

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