Midland University

900 N Clarkson ST, Fremont, United States
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Overview of Midland University

About this school

Midland University (formerly Midland Lutheran College) is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college founded in 1833. Its 33-acre campus is located in Fremont, 35 miles northwest of Omaha.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:827
    • Men:361 (43.7%)
    • Women:466 (56.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Midland University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
900 North Clarkson Street
City, State, Zip
Fremont, NE  68025-4200
Phone
(402) 941-6503
Fax
(402) 721-0250
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins September 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
88% of 920 applicants were admitted
Women
96% of 474 applicants were admitted
Men
79% of 446 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
266 (33%) of 808 admitted students enrolled
Women
135 (30%) of 455 admitted students enrolled
Men
131 (37%) of 353 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.26
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,880 (72.26118500604595%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,038 (19.43893591293833%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,020 (2.4667472793228535%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,412 (5.833131801692866%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Midland University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002553
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
143 (94.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
132 (92.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
132 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
74 (56.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$18,874
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 131 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,808
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 92 (69.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 130 (98.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
5 (3.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,980

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
699 (91.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
622 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
619 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
332 (53.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$17,904
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 598 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,881
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 492 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,287
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 607 (98.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
55 (7.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,840

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
90%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,000
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
11.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Health Fields, Humanities, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,350

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


54

Part-Time Faculty


27

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


37%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 43% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
190
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Midland University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


46.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


55.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (53)


  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Speech Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


26,340

Nearest Metropolitan Area


27 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Omaha

Weather


Temperature
10.9 average low in January, 83.7 average high in September
Rain
94 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Omaha
Nearest Bus Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Omaha
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Omaha

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


62% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


40%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
Black and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, gymnastics, racquetball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Midland University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, student nurses association, student education association, phi beta lambda, fellowship of christian athletes, circle k

Sororities


40% of women participate

Fraternities


40% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


808

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
827
Women
466
Men
361

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources