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Millikin University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 153 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

61% Women
39% Men


NCAA Division III (with football)

College Conference of Illinois and Wisc

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $54,000)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $47,480)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 16 18 - Yes
Football 114 - - -
Golf 22 11 - -
Soccer 31 35 - Yes
Softball - 22 - Yes
Swimming 10 14 - -
Tennis - 8 - -
Track and Field, Indoor 24 20 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 20 17 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 4 5 - -
Volleyball - 27 - Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 9.7%
Hispanic 3.5%
Non-resident alien 1.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.7%
Two or more races 1.2%
White/non-Hispanic 79.4%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Radio Station
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 5
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 29

Notable Alumni

  • Annie Wersching, actress ("24")
  • Douglas R. Oberhelman, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Caterpillar Inc.
  • George Corbett, Chicago Bears running back from 1932 to 1938
  • Lindsey Ridgway, reality show personality from MTV's "Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woods"
  • Luke Menard, singer/contestant on "American Idol"
  • Mark Roach, contemporary Christian singer/songwriter
  • Meredith Monroe, actress ("Dawson's Creek")
  • Sierra Boggess, originated the role of Ariel in the 2007 Broadway production of "The Little Mermaid"
  • Tad Hilgenbrink, actor ("American Pie: Band Camp")
  • Jodi Benson, voice of Ariel in Disney's "The Little Mermaid"
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Jen from Decatur, IL
  • 1
  • I'm not in love with the choices and Millikin rearranged where the upperclassmen live... it has made a lot of people unhappy.…

  • Jan-10-2012 Read More
  • Kyline from Crystal Lake, IL
  • 5
  • there is a dorm on campus for every persons likes. classic, modern, and new ones are the choices and each one is maintained very nicely with the staff in charge.…

  • Jan-27-2012 Read More
  • Raven from South Holland, IL
  • 2
  • Dorm Life at Millikin is a good option for those who can afford. Millikin's price to stay on campus is extremely high! They also don't allow students to have a…

  • May-11-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Josie, from Chicago, IL
  • Jul-06-2015 I am a current student here

    It's fantastic for the first few weeks until you get sick of everything they serve on a daily basis. Beware of the freshman 15.

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  • 3
  • Student from Chicago, IL
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The caf has delicious food once in a while, but there's a lot of the same. The friendly staff and chef makes up for it though. There is also the bistro where you can start using your meal plan swipes at 7pm on the weekdays and 6:30pm on the weekends if you don't feel like eating in the caf for dinner on some nights. Students can also use their Flex dollars at places like Einstein's (on campus), Dominos, and Subways.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Rowlett, TX
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    This is probably one of the greatest things about Millikin. We have GREAT food!! Our chef, Chef Brian, is all about possibilities. There is a variety of options at the buffet style cafeteria. Everything is home cooked, never frozen. It gives students variety, but there's always the comfort food college students know and love. We also have flex, which is similar to a pre-paid food card. It can be used at vending machines, Einsteins Bagels, the Bistro, Domino's, Subway, and other cafe shops on campus.

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  • 4
  • Brandon from Round Lake, IL
  • Oct-14-2013 I am a current student here

    Wornick Dining Hall is the one place on campus where you can use meals on your meal plan. They offer a good variety of food, and they offer traditional home-cooked specialties daily in addition to sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and a salad bar. Most vending machines accept Flex Dollars, as do Einstein Bros. Bagels in Shilling Hall, C3-X Convenience Shop in ADM-Scovill Hall, Big Blue Bistro in RTUC, and Subway and Domino's near The Woods Apartments. Other nearby dining options include Hardee's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Donnie's Homespun Pizza, Jimmie John's, Cherry Berry, and University Dogs. For groceries, there is a CVS, Dollar Tree, and a couple of convenience stores within walking distance and Walmart, Target, and Kroger within 15 minutes by car.

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  • 4
  • Conrad from Sublette, IL
  • Aug-15-2013 I am a current student here

    The Cafeteria offers a buffet'style selection that almost always has something for everyone, frrom stir-fry to pizza to salad and everything in between. The Bistro also offers quick meals for late nights after the Caf has closed.

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  • 3
  • B
  • Apr-16-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is fairly decent. At the very least it is not awful. The selection just gets boring after awhile.

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  • 3
  • Manasseh from Peoria, IL
  • Feb-18-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is good it;s the same sometimes but you can always exchange your meal at the bistro and they have the best food on campus. There are also a lot of places where you can use your meal plan like Domino's and Subway.

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  • 3
  • Jessica from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-23-2013 I am a current student here

    I can say sometimes they have good food to eat but something the food can use a little work. Subway and pizza hut is always good options when you are pulling an all nighter.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Josie, from Chicago, IL
  • Jul-06-2015 I am a current student here

    I am currently a member of Alpha Chi Omega on campus and I love our Greek life, it's different from bigger schools, but I like it that way, we all know each other and don't judge based on what sorority or fraternity you belong to. There are four social fraternities on campus (TKE, SAE, DSI, ATO), and three social sororities, (Tri Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Alpha Chi Omega)

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  • 0
  • Student from Chicago, IL
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    it's there. It's not for everyone, but everyone I know in it loves it! There's not a lot boys and girls can choose from though. If you're in Greek life here, that's awesome. If you're not, it's not a huge deal at all.

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  • 0
  • Rachel from Rowlett, TX
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I love the Greek life at Millikin. I am a part of both social and honor fraternities. The Greek life here is prominent, but not over bearing. Greeks have an average higher GPA than non greeks. They also tend to graduate on time, despite their involvement in many other organizations. The Greeks hold many leadership roles within and outside their own community.

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  • 0
  • Conrad from Sublette, IL
  • Aug-15-2013 I am a current student here

    Many fraternities and sororities have chapters in Millikin, including Delta Delta Delta, Alpha Chi Omega, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

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  • 0
  • B
  • Apr-16-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is fairly good. There are several fraternities and sororities on campus. All of them are active on campus. I am a member of the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega and I love it.

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