Midway University

Midway University logoMidway, KY

Founded: 1847
President: Dr. John P. Marsden

Fall 2017 enrollment: 1,217 (1,002 undergraduates)
Student-faculty ratio: 14 to 1


Midway University is a leader in providing career-focused educational opportunities to more than 1,200 students. Midway has long been known for its excellence throughout Kentucky and beyond in the program areas of Business, Equine Studies, Natural and Social Sciences, Nursing/Healthcare, and Teacher Education. With more than 30 majors and areas of concentrations, our programs are matched with the work force needs of the region and are applicable to many business segments. Midway offers associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees.

The main campus provides a unique learning, living opportunity for students seeking their undergraduate degrees. Midway also offers undergraduate and graduate programs in an accelerated format where students attend classes in the evening or online.

Midway University is in the heart of the Bluegrass Region in Midway, Kentucky (Woodford County) on a scenic 200-acre campus that includes a working horse farm. It is a short 10-minute drive to Lexington, Frankfort, Georgetown and Versailles. Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio are just a one-hour drive away.

Midway’s student body is made up of students from across Kentucky, many other states, and several international countries. Midway University offers competitive athletic opportunities in 20 sports which includes two equine disciplines – hunt seat and western.

Midway University is one of only 14 colleges and universities affiliated with the Christian Church– Disciples of Christ denomination (www.tcucc.org). Students of all religions and beliefs are welcomed in the Midway community.

In 2017, Midway was recognized in U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of America’s best liberal arts colleges as one of the Top 100 Southern Regional Universities.

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