Millikin University

Decatur, IL

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

School Profiles: Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$39,592

$39,592

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,516
Declined + 1,015
Total Received 3,531
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Private (nonprofit)

1,995

undergraduate students

88

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Visual/performing Arts
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 1470
ACT 1080

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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 2,083
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Decatur, IL

75-acre, suburban campus in Decatur (population: 72,174), 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 campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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 13% of male students
 
6 sororities 20% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
25%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
25%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
32%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
26%
18-23
33%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
34%
12-17
23%
30-36
12%
24-29
34%
18-23
44%
12-17
10%

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

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,516
Declined + 1,015
Total Received 3,531

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

Kyle Taylor
Director of Admission
P: 800 373-7733
F: 217 425-4669
admis@millikin.edu

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,736

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,800
Room $6,580
Board $5,630
Additional fees $792
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $52,802
Average Financial Aid - $27,736
Total with Avg. Aid $25,066
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 373-7733
F: 217 425-5070
studentfinancialservices@millikin.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Chilwana Thompson
Assistant Director of Student Financial Services and Financial Aid
cthompson@millikin.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Craig White (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
Mascot
Big Blue
School colors
royal blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Studio
Art Therapy
Arts Administration
Arts Technology
Biology
Biology Education
Biology/Allied Health
Biology/Molecular/Cell Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Commercial Music
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Cyber Security
Early Childhood Developmental Therapy
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English/Education
English/Literature
English/Writing
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Studies
Ethics
Exercise Science
Finance
Graphic Design/Digital Art
Health Promotion
History
Human Services
Instructional Development
Interdepartmental Major
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Grades 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
Spanish Education
Sport/Recreation Management
Teaching
Theatre
Theatre Arts/Acting
Theatre Arts/Design/Technical
Theatre/Performance Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Visual/performing Arts
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,083

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,995
students

Female
55%
1,106

Male
45%
889

4%

88
students

Female
64%
56

Male
36%
32

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,918
students

Female
55%
1,049

Male
45%
869

4%

77
students

Female
75%
57

Male
25%
20

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
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

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Burundi
France
Japan
Rwanda
Spain
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Carmen Aravena
Director of International Recruitment
217 424-6340
international@millikin.edu

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