Midland University, located in Fremont, Nebraska, was founded in 1883. The school formed in Atchison, Kansas through the Lutheran Church moving to Fremont in 1919. The school took over facilities left behind by previous schools, after which it merged with Luther Junior College as part of its growth. The school was formerly known as Midland Lutheran College, having changed its name in 2010. The term Midland was chosen due its centralized location in the United States.
Midland University offers a number of undergraduate majors, allowing students to choose the academic program that best suits their interests and needs. These programs typically take four years to complete, fulfilling general education requirements as set by the accrediting body and allowing students to take lower and upper division courses relating to their major. A limited number of master degree programs are also available, requiring a bachelor's degree as well as other academic criterion for admission.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment must complete the application for admission as well as supply all pertinent transcripts and test scores. Applications will be reviewed by the school, with a notice of admission given upon a final decision. Students are encouraged to contact an academic advisor during the admissions process in order to ask questions and obtain additional information. Registration for courses begins shortly prior to the start of each semester.
Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships and grants. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will be used to determine eligibility and awards. 92% of enrolled students utilize some form of financial assistance at Midland University.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates MidlandU accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Midland University is about 1,600. The student body is made up of 91% undergraduate students and 19% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $29,000-$35,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,000 to $1,200 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$15,991|
|Receiving Student Loans||85%||$7,451|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Midland University may offer services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
The overall graduation rate of Midland University is approximately 49%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||41%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||8%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1979)
MidlandU is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
- Football (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Midland University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Midland University for official up-to-date information.