Midland University increases first-year
student retention by over 4.5%


Learn how leaders at Midland University promoted student success through personalized mentorship and a student-centered culture.

As Nebraska’s fastest growing college, Midland University supports the needs of more than 1,400 students—a majority of whom are first-generation and commuters. Midland is committed to deepening its use of holistic, student-centered approaches, and supports for student retention through personalized mentorship.

In this case study, we present the mentorship program that leaders at Midland have used to improve student well-being and the retention rate of their first-year students.