Within a few minutes of the College are new residential developments, numerous churches, shopping centers, apartments, restaurants, golf courses and excellent water sports recreational facilities. The southern Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area offers a unique living and educational experience for all students who attend Mid-America College.
Louisville and Southern Indiana have come to be recognized as the largest industrial hub of the region and a center for culture, recreation, and sports. Numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Louisville and Indiana University-Southeast, provide many community-based educational programs, as well as additional opportunities for higher learning for the enterprising student. In addition, several hundred churches of all denominations serve the metropolitan community.
Well known for the Kentucky Derby and Derby Festival Week, Southern Indiana and Louisville is also recognized for its many cultural opportunities available to the student and his or her family, including the Louisville Orchestra, the Kentucky Center for the Fine Arts, the Old Louisville historical district, Actors Theater, the Zoological Gardens, and the Planetarium located on the campus of the University of Louisville. A modern skyline, accompanied by new construction and renovation of the downtown business and historical district, provides even the casual observer evidence of progressive and innovative growth.
When combined with the areas excellent recreational facilities and opportunities, such as sport and recreational boating on the Ohio River, excellent fishing at many area lakes, the well maintained Metropolitan Parks System with its meticulous golf courses, picnic areas, and tennis courts as well as snow skiing during the winter months at nearby Paoli, Indiana, the student attending Mid-America College of Funeral Service will find a learning atmosphere and living environment which will greatly enrich his or her formal funeral service educational experience.