Millikin University

Decatur, IL, USA
3.94 Average Rating

Affiliated with the Presbyterian church, Millikin University is a 4-year private school in central Illinois. Millikin encompasses colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Fine Arts, and Professional Studies conferring degrees in over 100 academic majors and minors. Additionally, most Millikin academic programs feature immersive learning experiences such as internships and co-teaching. For students interested in the fine and performing arts, the Millikin campus hosts the Perkinson Art Gallery and the university’s School of Music features several choirs and a symphony orchestra.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
64%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
81%
Out-Of-State Students
18%
95%
Submitting ACT
5%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1069
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,040
Total Number of Undergrads
1,950
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
71%
20-39 Students
26%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
51%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
61%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,988
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$31,032
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$31,032
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,190
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
86%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,222
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,806
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$21,294

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
78%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,797
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$279
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
99
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
58%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Big Blue
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
College Conference of Illinois and Wisc

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Decatur
Saint Louis
Springfield
Urbana
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
Millikin University is a prestigious, small, but beautiful campus with small class sizes, quality one on one instruction, and tight knit community. Most of the university's funds are put towards academic scholarships and students of all social identities and backgrounds are welcome. Millikin graduates are highly successful with 97% of 2010 graduates gaining permanent employment or entering graduate/professional school within 6 months of graduation.
Tiffaney from North Las Vegas, NV
Millikin is a fantastic, tight-knit community. It is a small, private college, meaning smaller class sizes and more individualized education. The school is best known for its renowned and immersive theatre, business, and nursing programs.
Brandon from Round Lake, IL
Millikin University is a great mid-sized liberal arts College. I love the hands on approach to learning here. The professors are very invested in helping you succeed.
Bryant from Forsyth, IL
Students at Millikin will find themselves bombarded with fantastic opportunities related to classwork and the many thriving student organizations. This school is great for anyone who is looking for a tight-knit community good faculty to student ratios, and a warm and friendly atmosphere. Millikin is a great school for students who are looking for academic challenges, as well as a welcoming environment that really does feel like home.
Anon. from the South Suburbs