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411 W Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614-3595
p. 309-692-4092
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Midstate College

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Located in Peoria, Illinois, Midstate College has a history of providing education for the broader community for more than 120 years. The college was originally founded in 1888 as a private, for-profit college. It was located in downtown Peoria until 1997, when it was moved to its current Northmoor location. Today the college is a four year college offering Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Accounting, Management Information Systems, Realtime Reporting, and Health Services Management. Additionally, Midstate College also offers numerous Associate’s degrees and career training certificates. The school strives to ensure that students receive individualized attention and guidance, and moreover that all who attend gain both hands-on, real world experience as well as classroom instruction. Midstate College is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and it is also accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Additionally, the college’s Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.


Among the numerous academic programs offered at Midstate College, the Bachelor of Science and Associate of Applied Science degree programs are among the largest. The Midstate College accounting program seeks to provide students with a strong foundation in accounting theory, principles, and procedures. Additionally, the program seeks to ensure that all students have the opportunity to develop practical skills in areas which will be beneficial to their careers in accounting, such as those in the fields of business administration and computer applications. Another major program offered at Midstate is the Allied Health medical program, which offers Bachelor’s and Associate’s Degrees as well as a Diploma option. The program seeks to prepare students who are interested in careers as medical assistants. The Allied Health medical program also provides students with training in data management and medical office system work.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Unique Programs

Midstate College offers an Associate of Applied Science in the field of Judicial Reporting. This form of reporting represents a very specialized, but rapidly growing career field. It is generally suggested only for students who have outstanding linguistic capabilities as well as who exhibit excellent hand dexterity, as it requires utilizing a stenograph machine to record verbal communications at approximately 225 words per minute. Midstate College also offers a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Realtime Reporting. In addition to unique coursework opportunities, Midstate College also has a number of unique general programs. Its Lifetime Placement Assistance Service helps to match students from the college with part-time and full-time employment opportunities. Additionally, the Placement Department offers help with resume writing, interview preparation, career counseling, and job-search skills. Students can also find assistance with job evaluations, referral processing, and job-related correspondence at the Placement Department of Midstate College.


Students seeking admissions to Midstate College are advised to email or call the school to set up a conference session with one of the admissions representatives. The admissions representatives can provide all prospective students with information about Midstate courses and programs, and they can also answer any questions that you may have. After consulting with a representative, students must fill out an official application for admission. With the application form it is also necessary to pay the $25 application fee. Then once you have submitted an application you will schedule an appointment to complete your entrance exam as well as a conference at which you may discuss your potential financial aid options. The entrance exam is required of all students and consists of tests in the areas of English, math, spelling, and vocabulary. After completing all of these steps successfully, students will then go through the orientation process on the first day of classes.

Financial Aid

Midstate College’s Financial Assistance Office is dedicated to helping all students find the best avenue through which they can finance their education. Both potential and current students are encouraged to call or email to request an individual consultation session with one of the friendly office experts. During the appointment you will be given information about applying for both federal and state grants, loans, and scholarships, and you will also have the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have. Both at the Midstate College Financial Assistance Office and on the school’s official website, students will also find information about scholarships offered by community and civic organizations and local private businesses and corporations.

Student Financial Aid Details

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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 477 0.41
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 16 0.01
Forcible Rape 33 0.03
Robbery 288 0.25
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 1,721 1.49
Larceny 3,460 3.00
Vehicle theft 257 0.22

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Peoria, IL 61614-3595
Surrounding communityMidsize city (inside urban area, pop. between 100,000 to 250,000)
Total Population34,386 (34,382 urban / 4 rural)
Households15,485 (2.17 people per house)
Median Household Income$47,030
Families9,246 (2.82 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges
UndergraduateAssociates Dominant
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time four-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate four-year
Size & SettingVery small four-year, primarily nonresidential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringBachelor's degree
Calendar SystemQuarter
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District1717

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 2285th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $16,230 $16,230 $16,230
FT Undergraduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $381 $381 $381
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $17,580 $17,580 $17,580
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $31,026 $31,026 $31,026
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $23,631 $23,631 $23,631

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $13,875 $15,225 $13,875 $15,225 $13,875 $15,225
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,050(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $6,000(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $4,719(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $4,719(N/C)

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$25
Graduate Application FeeN/A
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 25 (9 male / 16 female)
Admitted 21 (8 male / 13 female)
Admission rate 84%
First-time Enrollment 14 (6 male / 8 female)
FT Enrollment 6 (4 male / 2 female)
PT Enrollment 8 (2 male / 6 female)
Total Enrollment543

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A / 
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other tests

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 30 6 1 111 2 154
Accounting 9 9
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 4 4 8
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 3 4 7
Business Administration and Management, General 7 1 1 40 1 52
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1 4 5
Court Reporting/Court Reporter 1 1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 2 6 8
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 2 8 10
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 2 5 1 9
Information Science/Studies 1 1
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1 3 4
Legal Support Services, Other
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 8 8
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 7 1 4 13
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 1 1
Medical/Clinical Assistant 2 3 13 18

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 3634th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $48,350 ($48,453 male / $37,833 female)
Number of FT Faculty 23 (9 male / 14 female)
Number of PT Faculty 68
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits N/A

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