Advantage Benefits

Students in an Advantage classMid-Continent University’s accelerated Advantage degree program is tailor made for working adults who want to earn a degree but do not have the schedule flexibility to take traditional classes. Want to advance in your career? Make more money? Become better qualified? MCU Advantage might be just what you need! Classes are held at night once a week or online so that you can continue to work full time and still earn a degree.

Why choose Advantage?

  • Attend class only one night a week
  • Take only one class at a time (see sample calendars - Face to Face, Online)
  • Attend class in your own community
  • Previous college credits transferable
  • Small classes promote group cohesiveness
  • Financial aid available
  • Provides the opportunity for adults to complete a college degree while continuing to work full-time, and, since modules are completed sequentially, students are still considered full-time
  • Accelerated: Finish your degree in as little as 18-24 months
  • Affordable: Mid-Continent University is one of the least expensive private universities in the state of Kentucky
  • For important information about colleges including costs, admissions policies, financial aid availability, graduation rates, and transfer rates, you may visit the Department of Education's Navigator site.
  • Additionally, you may view important Graduation and Retention Statistics here.


Mid-Continent University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at: 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call (404) 697-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Mid-Continent University.

(The three-fold purpose for publishing the Commission’s address and contact numbers is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.Normal inquiries about Mid-Continent University, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Mid-Continent University and not to the Commission’s office.)