Midstate College

411 W Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614
Tel: (309)692-4092
543 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Midstate College serves 543 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Midstate College is the only community colleges within Peoria County, IL.
The nearest community college is Illinois Central College (5.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Midstate College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 38 staff
59 staff
Midstate College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 543 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment
543 students
1,282 students
Midstate College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
183 students
810 students
Midstate College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 360 students
1,017 students
Midstate College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Midstate College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Midstate College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Asian
Midstate College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Midstate College Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
Midstate College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Midstate College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Midstate College More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Midstate College Unknown (2006-2013)
Midstate College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.47 0.53
Midstate College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,230 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,230 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,230 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,230 $10,294
Midstate College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 84%
Midstate College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1888, Midstate College is a private college with a strong background of providing students with essential business skills for over one hundred years. The campus is conveniently located in North Peoria, Illinois. The College moved its facility from the downtown Peoria historic location to the current location in October of 1997. The new site offers our students several new amenities including free parking, full handicap accessibility, spacious classrooms, and multiple computer laboratories. Midstate College is a relatively small college with a strong history of providing qualified graduates to employers for 117 years since our beginning in 1888. Students attend Midstate because they prefer the friendly, helpful, and caring atmosphere which is demonstrated by our faculty, staff, and administration. Midstate students often cite the individual attention and quality of instruction as primary reasons for their satisfaction with the College. eLearning provides learners the opportunity to pursue academic programs around their personal schedules. While weekly studies and participation are essential, students can attend class anytime of the day from anywhere. Many students find this mode of learning to be the best option when juggling time constraints with work and personal responsibilities. Midstate College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The North Central Association is designated as a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, http://www.midstate.edu/admissions/consumer.php

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • East Peoria Illinois Central College
    1 College Drive
    East Peoria, IL 61635
    5.3  Mi  |  10770  students
  • Canton Spoon River College
    23235 North County 22
    Canton, IL 61520
    29.7  Mi  |  1784  students
  • Normal Heartland Community College
    1500 West Raab Road
    Normal, IL 61761
    34.4  Mi  |  5215  students
  • Lincoln Lincoln College
    Private not-for-profit
    300 Keokuk St
    Lincoln, IL 62656
    43.6  Mi  |  1101  students
  • Galesburg Carl Sandburg College
    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    44.9  Mi  |  2328  students

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,269 per year for in-state students and $9,320 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,043 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Illinois is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.