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Tuition & Fees

$31,824

$31,824

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
34%
400-499
41%
300-399
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
41%
400-499
25%
300-399
12%
30-36
16%
24-29
25%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
41%
12-17
18%
30-36
9%
24-29
33%
18-23
51%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,124
Declined + 1,416
Total Received 3,540
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Private (nonprofit)

2,063

undergraduate students

91

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Visual/performing Arts
  3. Speech/communication
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Codes

SAT 1470
ACT 1080

School Facts

Millikin University, founded in 1901, is an independent, four-year university. Its 75-acre campus is located in Decatur, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,154
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Decatur, IL

75-acre, suburban campus in Decatur (population: 74,710), 38 miles from Springfield and 130 miles from St. Louis. Served by air and bus; major airport serves St. Louis; train serves Springfield. Public transportation serves Decatur community.

Millikin University
1184 West Main Street
Decatur, IL 62522-2084

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 19% of male students
 
6 sororities 22% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
44%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
34%
400-499
41%
300-399
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
41%
400-499
25%
300-399
12%
30-36
16%
24-29
25%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%
30-36
6%
24-29
35%
18-23
41%
12-17
18%
30-36
9%
24-29
33%
18-23
51%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,124
Declined + 1,416
Total Received 3,540

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kevin M. McIntyre
Dean of Admission
P: 800 373-7733
F: 217 425-4669
admis@millikin.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,842,902
State $3,474,096
Institutional $6,336,755
Other external
Total $13,653,753

Non-need-based

Federal $13,106
State
Institutional $21,826,121
Other external $564,655
Total $22,403,882

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (Division III)
Mascot
Big Blue
School colors
royal, blue, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Studio
Art Therapy
Athletic Training
Biology
Biology Education
Biology/Allied Health
Biology/Molecular/Cell Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Commercial Music
Communication
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English/Education
English/Literature
English/Writing
Entrepreneurship
Graphic Design/Digital Art
Health/Fitness/Recreation
History
Human Services
Information Systems
Interdepartmental Major
International Business
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Music Business
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theatre
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Sciences Education
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Theatre
Theatre Arts/Acting
Theatre Arts/Design/Technical
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Undergraduate

96%

2,063
students

Female
58%
1,190

Male
42%
873

Graduate

4%

91
students

Female
65%
59

Male
35%
32

undergraduateFull-time

96%

1,984
students

Female
58%
1,144

Male
42%
840

undergraduatePart-time

4%

79
students

Female
59%
46

Male
41%
33

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

66

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

66%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented France
Japan
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sarah Shupenus
International Recruitment
217 424-6340
international@millikin.edu

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