Midland University

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900 N. Clarkson Street

Fremont, NE 68025

Phone: (402) 721-5480
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News Rankings

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#67 Overall Score: 40 out of 100. Regional Colleges (Midwest)

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Midland University is a private institution that was founded in 1883. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,097, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 35 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Midland University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 67. Its tuition and fees are $27,146 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

With 130 years of service in higher education, Midland University is a private liberal arts college located in the heart of Fremont, Neb. On the outskirts of the Omaha-metro area, the 33-acre campus blends the comfort of a small-town with the opportunities of a big city. With an active, tight-knit campus, Midland University is home to 25 varsity sports, more than 50 student groups and over 250 performance opportunities within the arts. Midland offers the Four-Year Graduation Guarantee, using a dedicated team of one-on-one advisors to ensure a focused, timely path to a rewarding career. Midland also boasts a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 18, with faculty devoted to hands-on learning and individual growth.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1883
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Academic calendar 4-1-4
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Midland University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 98 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 98.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Midland University is 10:1, and the school has 43.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 60.7 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
4-year graduation rate 39%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Midland University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,097, with a gender distribution of 48.2 percent male students and 51.8 percent female students. At this school, 51 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 48 percent of students live off campus. Midland University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,126
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Midland University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Midland University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Midland University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Midland University.

Students who have cars on campus 85%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Midland University, 88.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $16,772.

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Tuition and fees $27,146 (2013-14)
Room and board $6,850 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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