Midland College was established as an independent junior college in 1972 and held its first classes on campus in 1975
Midland College began in September 1969 as the Midland campus of the Permian Junior College system. It was re-created in 1972 with the formation of the Midland College District.
Midland College is a comprehensive community college that is dedicated to excellence, has a commitment to learning, and promotes a life-long quest for knowledge. The institution supports individual and economic development in its service area and beyond by offering certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees, workforce and continuing education opportunities, and comprehensive student support services. Midland College also provides a variety of community services, cultural and educational enrichment opportunities to the West Texas region.
Jerome Beasley, American basketball player Mookie Blaylock, American basketball player, NBA All-Star Chad Campbell, American professional golfer Kenneth Ferrie, English professional golfer with multiple wins on European PGA Tour Andrew Hancock, Professional photographer whose credits include cover of Sports Illustrated Ricky Grace, American-Australian basketball player, NBL Hall of Famer (Perth Wildcats) Nathan Jawai, Australian basketball player (Galatasaray) David LeMaster, American playwright and author, teacher, actor and speaker Milt Palacio, American basketball player Spud Webb, American basketball player, 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion
224 acres (0.91 km2)