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Christian Life Profile

Explore your passion, refine your talents, and affirm your faith at Milligan College, a premier Christian liberal arts college in scenic northeast Tennessee. Through quality academics and a focused Christian commitment, discover the world that surrounds you and embark on a journey toward promise and progress. Make a difference.

The College: Christian liberal arts college founded in 1866; affiliated with the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ

Location: 235 scenic acres in northeast Tennessee near Virginia and North Carolina state lines; rural campus near urban area

Mission: As a Christian liberal arts college, Milligan seeks to honor God by educating men and women to be servant leaders.

Degrees: 30+ majors; Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Education, Master of Science in Counseling, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Christian Ministries, Master of Divinity, and Doctor of Ministry

Accreditation: Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees; contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, 404-679-4501 for questions about the accreditation of Milligan College.

Student body: 35 states and 15 nations

Student-Faculty ratio: 13:1

Recognition: Milligan ranks among the top 25 best regional universities in the South and as the #4 “best value” in the South by U.S. News & World Report. In 2016 the College was named among the top 20 master’s universities in the nation by Washington Monthly and as the #2 best college in Tennessee by

Activities: More than 40 student clubs, plus numerous Christian ministry and service opportunities and intramural sports

Men’s sports: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, cycling, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball

Women’s sports: Basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, cycling, dance, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball

New Student Profile: Average ACT: 24; GPA: 3.5

Campus visit: Call 800-262-8337 to arrange a campus visit.



• Accounting
• Allied Health Science
• Applied Finance and Accounting
• Bible (Children’s Ministry, General Studies, Missions, Pastoral Ministry, Youth Ministry)
• Biology
• Business Administration (Accounting, Economics, Health Care Administration, International, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Sports Management)
• Chemistry
• Child and Youth Development
• Communications (Digital Media, Film Studies, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Multimedia Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising)
• Computer Information Systems
• Computer Science
• Economics
• Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical
• English
• Fine Arts (Art, Film Studies, Music, Photography, Theatre)
• Graphic Design
• History
• Human Performance and Exercise Science (Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness and Wellness, Physical Education, Sports Management)
• Humanities
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Language Arts
• Mathematics
• Music (Music Ministry, Performance)
• Music Business
• Music Education (Instrumental, Voice)
• Nursing
• Political Science (General, International)
• Psychology
• Public Leadership and Service
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Teacher Licensure (Early Childhood PreK-3; Elementary Education K-6, K-12, Middle Grades 4-8; Secondary Education 7-12; Special Education PreK-3)
• Worship Leadership

• DMin (Doctor of Ministry)
• MAR (Master of Arts in Religion)
• MBA (Business Administration)
• MCMin (Master of Christian Ministries)
• MDiv (Master of Divinity)
• MEd (Education)
• MSC (Counseling)
• MSOT (Occupational Therapy)
• MSPAS (Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies)

* Begins 2017, pending SACSCOC approval