Midstate College

School Highlights
  • Midstate College serves 521 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Midstate College is the only community colleges within Peoria County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Midstate College is Illinois Central College (5.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Midstate College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Midstate College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty36 staff123 staff
Midstate College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Midstate College has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Midstate College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment521 students3,999 students
Midstate College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:135:1
Midstate College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students154 students1,386 students
Midstate College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students367 students2,613 students
Midstate College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Midstate College Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Midstate College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Midstate College Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
Midstate College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Midstate College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Midstate College More (2011-2016)
Midstate College Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.59
Midstate College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,300$32,200
Midstate College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,230 is more than the state average of $15,527. The private state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,230$15,527
Midstate College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%83%
Midstate College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$35,498$7,862
Midstate College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$10,500$4,000
Midstate College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate88%89%
Midstate College Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or 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

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,978 per year for in-state students and $10,454 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,527 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.