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512 E. Stephens St
Midway , Kentucky 40347-1120

Disability Resource Office

512 E. Stephens St
Midway, KY 40347-1120
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About Midway University

Midway University, located in the charming town of Midway, Kentucky, is a prestigious private not-for-profit institution that has been providing quality education for over 175 years. With its rich history and dedication to academic excellence, Midway University has established itself as a leader in higher education in the region.

Founded in 1847 as the Kentucky Female Orphan School, the university has gone through various transformations and expansions over the years, evolving into a comprehensive university that offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Despite its growth, Midway University has stayed true to its roots, maintaining a small and close-knit community that focuses on individualized attention and support for students.

Academic excellence is at the core of Midway University’s mission. The university offers over 30 majors across multiple disciplines, including business, education, equine studies, nursing, psychology, and more. With small class sizes and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1, students receive personalized attention from experienced faculty who are passionate about teaching and mentoring. This intimate learning environment fosters meaningful connections between students and their professors, allowing for a more engaging and enriching educational experience.

In addition to its strong academic programs, Midway University is proud of its commitment to accessibility. The university places great importance on providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, regardless of their background or circumstances. Midway University has a 4-year accessibility score of 1, indicating its dedication to creating equal opportunities for all individuals to pursue higher education.

Located in the heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky, Midway University offers students a picturesque setting with beautiful rolling hills and horse pastures. The town of Midway itself is steeped in history and charm, with its tree-lined streets and preserved Victorian-era buildings. Students have the opportunity to explore the town’s quaint shops, cafes, and art galleries, as well as engage in outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, and canoeing in the nearby Kentucky River.

Furthermore, Midway University’s close proximity to Lexington, Kentucky’s second-largest city, provides students with additional cultural, recreational, and career opportunities. Lexington is known for its thriving arts scene, vibrant downtown area, and numerous festivals and events throughout the year. Students can also take advantage of internship and networking opportunities in the city, enhancing their professional development and prospects.

When it comes to campus life, Midway University offers a supportive and engaging community. Students have access to a wide range of extracurricular activities and organizations, allowing them to pursue their interests and make lasting connections with their peers. From academic and professional clubs to social and recreational groups, there are plenty of ways for students to get involved and create a well-rounded college experience.

Overall, Midway University is a place where academic excellence, accessibility, and community converge. From its strong academic programs and commitment to inclusivity to its picturesque location in the heart of Kentucky, Midway University offers students a well-rounded and fulfilling college experience. Whether students are seeking a small and supportive learning environment or looking to explore the rich history and natural beauty of the surrounding area, Midway University provides the perfect setting for personal and academic growth.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations