Mid-West University (MU) is an autonomous and public institution of higher learning with the mission to serve the people of Nepal and enrich the global learning community by extending the advantages of higher education.

Mid-West University (MU) was established by the Government of Nepal with a Parliament Act on 17 June 2010 A.D. under the concept of a multi-university system. Mid-West University is a state-supported institution, founded on land donated by the Government of Nepal. The constituent campuses of the University and the Central Administration Office are located in Birendranagar Municipality, in the District of Surkhet, Nepal.