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Midway University

Midway, Kentucky, United States
Midway University, located in Midway, Kentucky, is a private, non-profit liberal arts college, founded in 1847 by Dr. Lewis L. Pinkerton, as the first school in the United States to serve orphaned and disadvantaged women. Through the years the school evolved and became Pinkerton High School, Midway Junior College, Midway College and on July 1, 2015, Midway University.

Distance Learning Courses

Medicine & Health (2)
Business & Management (1)
Education & Training (1)

About

History

Midway University, formerly the Kentucky Female Orphan School, was the dream of Dr. Lewis Letig Pinkerton, a young physician and minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Together with James Ware Parrish, the Midway Christian Church elder who raised the funds necessary to open the school, they joined with other progressive thinkers to launch a revolutionary educational experiment. 

Services

Housing services

Midway’s Residence Life Department is focused on creating a strong and involved community of learners. By living on campus, it is our sincere hope that you fully embrace your development inside and outside of the classroom. Living in community can come with unique challenges, but amazing rewards of friendship, growth, and connection. During your years living with us, we will strive to support you academically, socially, personally, and spiritually.

Student Life

Campus life

Campus housing exemptions may not be granted if students receive certain types of Midway academic and athletic scholarships that require living on campus. Students may consult the scholarship awarding letter or the Financial Aid Office to see if a particular scholarship has the residency requirement.

Sports facilities

Midway University fields 15 athletic teams and 2 equine riding teams. Team sports include archery, basketball, baseball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

Accreditation

Midway University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees.

Midway, Kentucky, United States

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