Millikin University

Decatur, IL

Millikin University

Decatur, IL

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$39,592

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,509
Declined 1,011
Total Received 3,520
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Private

1,995

undergraduate students

88

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,083
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Decatur Airport

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
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • University Center Board
  • Multicultural Student Council
  • Student Housing Council
  • Panhellenic Council
  • Interfraternity Council

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Fall Family Weekend
  • Performing Arts Series
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
68%

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%
30-36
12%
24-29
34%
18-23
44%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,509
Declined 1,011
Total Received 3,520

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

academic GPA
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Triathlon
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Ethics
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Chiropractic Studies
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 51%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

108

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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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