Midway University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$23,700
2.6% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$24,895
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
10%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
56.7%
746 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,217
77.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
35%
36 Graduates

About

Midway University is a higher education institution located in Woodford County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Midway University were General Business (47 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (20 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (15 degrees).

In 2017, 264 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Midway University. 81.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (209 degrees), 8.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Midway University is $23,700, which is $2,967 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Midway University is $23,700, which is $2,967 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,895.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,700
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Midway University was $23,700. The cost of tuition at Midway University is $2,967 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$24,895
2017 Value
4.59%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Midway University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,895. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Midway University grew by 4.59%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,400
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Midway University was of $8,400 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 5% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Midway University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10%
2016 Default Rate
49
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Midway University was 10%, which represents 49 out of the 488 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Midway University received 746 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 49.5% annual growth. Out of those 746 applicants, 423 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,217 students enrolled at Midway University in 2017, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Midway University has an overall enrollment yield of 35.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
423
Accepted Out of 746

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Midway University was 56.7% (423 admissions from 746 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 60.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 49.5%, while admissions grew by 40.5%.

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage
16
Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Midway University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Midway University has a total enrollment of 1,217 students. The full-time enrollment at Midway University is 940 students and the part-time enrollment is 277. This means that 77.2% of students enrolled at Midway University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Midway University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.8% White, 7.48% Black or African American, 4.68% Hispanic or Latino, 4.11% Two or More Races, 0.493% Asian, 0.247% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0822% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Midway University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (56.8%), followed by White Male (18.2%) and Black or African American Female (3.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (58.9%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Black or African American Female (3.89%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Midway University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,217 students. The full-time enrollment at Midway University is 940 and the part-time enrollment is 277. This means that 77.2% of students enrolled at Midway University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Midway University was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Midway University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    923
  2. Black or African American
    91
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    57

The enrolled student population at Midway University is 75.8% White, 7.48% Black or African American, 4.68% Hispanic or Latino, 4.11% Two or More Races, 0.493% Asian, 0.247% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0822% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 41 students (3.37%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 168 more women than men received degrees from Midway University. The majority of degree recipients at Midway University are white (209 degrees awarded). There were 8.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Midway University is General Business (47 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (20 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (15 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Midway University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (14 degrees awarded), Education (48 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midway University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,080,012 people), Accountants & auditors (1,117,732 people), Other managers (695,793 people), Financial managers (439,124 people), and Secondary school teachers (347,225 people).

The most specialized majors at Midway University are Agriculture (14 degrees awarded), Education (48 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Business (89 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (9 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midway University are Surgeons, Dentists, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Midway University are Agriculture (14 degrees awarded), Education (48 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Business (89 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (9 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Midway University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,164,654 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (559,379 people), Banking & related activities (515,639 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (498,578 people), and Computer Systems Design (453,167 people).

The most specialized majors at Midway University are Agriculture (14 degrees awarded), Education (48 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Business (89 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (9 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 15 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Midway University was General Business with 47 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 48
  2. 216

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Midway University, which is 0.222 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (216).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Midway University in General Business, which is 0.375 times less than the 40 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Midway University in General Business, which is 2.67 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 40% of students graduating from Midway University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Midway University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.33% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    209 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    25 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Midway University is white (209 degrees awarded). There were 8.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (25 degrees).

3.41% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    169 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Midway University is white female (169 degrees awarded). There were 4.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (40 degrees).

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Operations

Midway University has an endowment valued at nearly $28M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.05M (10.9%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Midway University had a total salary expenditure of $17M. Midway University employs 14 Assistant professors, 5 Instructors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at Midway University are Female Assistant professors (12), Female Instructors(5), and Male Professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midway University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 18 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$28M
2017 Endowment
8.1%
growth from 2016

Midway University has an endowment valued at about $28M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Midway University grew 8.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Midway University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.26M
2017 Salaries
7.93%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Midway University paid a median of $7.26M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($17M) and a 7.93% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.42% growth from 2015 and a 13.8% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.54M
Instructional Salaries
26
Number of Employees

In 2017, Midway University paid a total of $1.54M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Midway University were Assistant professor with 14 employees; Instructor with 5 employees; and Instructor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Midway University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees; Management with 16 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Midway University was Female Assistant professor with 12 employees, Female Instructor with 5 employees, and Male Professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Midway University.

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