#5 Best Private Colleges in Nebraska

Midland University

Fremont, Nebraska

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Midland University overview
Location Fremont, Nebraska
Online midlandu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Midland University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Midland University, located in Fremont, Nebraska, is a private liberal arts college established in 1883. Set in a small city, it is approximately 25 miles northwest of Omaha, offering students access to a larger metropolitan area while maintaining a close-knit campus setting. The university is characterized by a picturesque campus with a mix of modern and historic architecture. Midland offers a variety of undergraduate programs, with Business, Nursing, Education, and Human Performance being among the most popular. Its academic environment is noted for a personalized approach, with a broadly non-selective admissions process. The university provides on-campus housing options to foster an immersive educational experience. While Midland University offers a comprehensive intercollegiate athletics program, participating in the NAIA, it is particularly recognized for its strong Performing Arts and competitive Dance and Cheer teams, known as the Warriors.

In the most recent statistical year 1,493 prospective students applied, and 969 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 324 enrolled in the school.  1,231 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 384 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $37,500 plus fees of $800. MidlandU is ranked 830 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












MidlandU is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Midland University overview
SAT 950/1210
ACT 18/25
GPA 3.26

Applications Accepted

Midland University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Midland University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,020
Other Fees$800
Room and Board $10,066
Budget for Other Expenses$3,604
Total One Year Cost$52,990

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$42,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Midland University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 35%
Education 22%
Health Professions 14%
History 5%
Biology 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181330 IPEDS survey data for Midland University.

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