Millikin University is a nonprofit private university that has a large selection of degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Decatur, Illinois, in a predominantly urban area. The school maintains a Presbyterian Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Millikin University has a yearly student enrollment of about two thousand.
Students can pick from many areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Communications And Journalism
- Visual And Performing Arts
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Recreation And Fitness Studies
Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Students may submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score within the range of 1400 - 1710 on the SAT, or 20 - 26 for the ACT is common among accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 56 percent of which only 23 percent chose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at millikin.edu.
The cost of tuition is approximately $31,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their costs. The price of on-campus housing is estimated to be $5,500 annually. Some students at Millikin University may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically provided in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Millikin University "Big Blue" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
For a complete list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.millikin.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Millikin University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Millikin University is around 2,200 students. The student body is made up of 96% undergraduate students and 20% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $30,000-$36,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $500-$600 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$19,632|
|Receiving Student Loans||82%||$8,113|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Millikin University may offer student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
The overall graduation rate of Millikin University is close to 60%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||48%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Millikin University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
- Basketball (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
- Football (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Millikin University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Millikin University for official up-to-date information.