International Students

International Students

If you are an international student looking for a caring community, safe environment and strong academic programs, then Midway University is just the right place for you. Our university has educated many international students throughout the years and we welcome students from around the globe. A central part of our mission is global education and having a diverse student body helps us fulfill that.

The requirements listed below are the first step of your journey with our University. At Midway, you’ll enjoy living in the friendly, small-town setting while being only minutes away from the city of Lexington and an hour away from the metropolitan Louisville and Cincinnati—allowing you every opportunity to learn about life and culture in the United States.

International Students Admissions Requirements:

Recommended minimum criteria:
GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale)
18 ACT or equivalent SAT score (if taken in lieu of TOEFL/IELTS)
TOEFL or IELTS results are required.
Students achieving a grade of C or higher in a college-level English course at a US college or university can waive the TOEFL/IELTS requirement.
TOEFL of 500 written, 173 (computer version), 61 (internet based), or score of 6.0 bands on the IELTS are required minimum scores for admission.
TOEFL of 460 written, 146 (computer version), 48 (internet based), or score of 5.5 bands on the IELTS are required minimum scores to be considered for conditional admission.

Application Process:

Complete the application
Apply Online or Downloadable PDF. A nonrefundable application fee of $50.00 is required before the application can be processed.

Submit High School Transcript – Official academic records translated to English should be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions. Records should include courses taken, grades received, and degrees of certificates earned. An explanation of the coding system used to evaluate the student’s work should accompany the records.

Submit Official TOEFL (Test Of English as a First Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). TOEFL of IELTS results are required for non-native English speakers.

Official SAT or ACT scores – Midway University accepts official score reports from the testing organizations. Midway’s SAT code is 1467 and ACT is 1528. SAT or ACT are required for native English speakers.

Submit Financial Guarantee – US immigration regulations require that students demonstrate their ability to finance the first year of education before receiving the 1-20. Bank statements, CDs, stocks, and scholarship letters are acceptable forms of documentation.

Submit a copy of the photo page of your current passport

Transfer International Students
Submit College Transcripts – Request each college attended to send official college transcripts to the Office of Enrollment Services.

If transfer credit is earned from a college or university outside the United States, transfer credit is only awarded when the transcript is accompanied by a professional evaluation. Please contact your Admissions Counselor for a list of approved agencies.

Learn about our support services for international students provided by our Office of International Programs.

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