Mid-Continent University

99 Powell Rd E, Mayfield, KY 42066-9007
Tel: (270)247-8521
Private not-for-profit | 2,333 students
Mid-Continent University is a four-year, liberal arts Christian institution. With a student faculty ratio of 15 -1, we offer an opportunity to grow within a personal environment. Students can find a sense of belonging as an important part of their education.

School Overview:

Mid-Continent University
CountyGraves County, KY
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
103 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,333 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,855 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
478 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,244 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
89 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted87%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)380-540450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)440-450460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)420-440440-570
ACT English (25-75%)15-2119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-2118-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)17-2120-25

School Notes:

  • Mid-Continent University is one of the few universities today embracing the business-to-business model with a special mission to remove the barriers that most adults have encountered to continuing their education.
  • Mid-Continent University possesses a variety of programs to foster personal and professional development. Mid-Continent students can choose from a number of majors and minors from both the College of the Bible and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our student to faculty ratio varies from year to year, but it usually averages around 14-1. Our professors and instructors are very student-friendly. In addition, as the University is a Christian institution, the faculty incorporates a Christian worldview in all of the courses.
  • Mid-Continent is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). This organization is the regional accrediting body for the Southern states and it ensures the institution’s academic quality. Furthermore, coursework done at Mid-Continent is transferable to other accredited institutions.
  • For the second consecutive year, Mid-Continent University received an "excellent" rating of 3.84 on the Kentucky's Education Professional Standards Board Report Card placing 3rd among 27 private and state universities and colleges. Mid-Continent's rating was second only to Pikeville College at 3.90 and Centre College and University of the Cumberlands which both scored 3.88.

Nearby Schools:

Bethel University
47.6 mi. away

View all schools in: Kentucky, Graves , Mayfield, Zip 42066

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