Mid-Continent University

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Mid-Continent University can be found in Mayfield, KY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Mid-Continent University has an enrollment of nearly two thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1110 (25th percentile) to 1480 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 15 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants accepted to Mid-Continent University. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Mid-Continent University average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 3.04 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 70% with 62% of applicants deciding to attend.

Overall Mid-Continent University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Mid-Continent University was reported as 70.3% in Fall 2013 with over 458 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1110 - 1480
  • ACT Scores: 15 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Mid-Continent University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Mid-Continent University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Mid-Continent University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 56.9%
  • 2010-2011: 83.8%
  • 2011-2012: 95.3%
  • 2012-2013: 87.1%
  • 2013-2014: 70.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 79.8%

How Does Mid-Continent University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mid-Continent University is twenty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Union University74.1%
Lane College49.2%
Freed-Hardeman University92.0%
University of Evansville84.1%
Kentucky Wesleyan College67.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Mid-Continent University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading350 - 500
Math370 - 500
Writing390 - 480
Total Score1110 - 1480
ACT®Score Range
English13 - 24
Math15 - 23
Composite Score15 - 24
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