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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

Do you see yourself owning your own business? Do you see yourself performing on Broadway? Do you see yourself making significant contributions in the fight against cancer? 

See yourself at Millikin. 

AT A GLANCE

Millikin At A Glance
• 2,000 students enrolled
• 58% female, 42% male
• 50+ academic programs
• 10:1 student-faculty ratio
• 90+ organizations and clubs
• 23 NCAA Division III athletic teams
• 16 student-run ventures
• Six sororities and five fraternities
• $44.2 million in financial aid awarded to 99% of our students each year
• $15,000 average financial aid award
• $36,262 tuition for 2019–2020
• 99.4% of Millikin graduates gaining employment or entering graduate or professional school within six months of graduation
• 87% of Millikin graduates securing careers within their fields of study
• Ranked one of the top 10 colleges in Illinois to help students land jobs after graduation (Zippia)  

Academic Majors
• Accounting
• Art
• Art Education
• Art Therapy
• Arts Administration
- Art
- Arts Technology
- Dance
- Music
- Theatre
• Arts Technology
- Audio Engineering & Production
- Interactive Media
- Live Event Technology
- Video Production
- Visual Media

• Athletic Training (Exercise Science + Athletic Training)
• Biology
- Allied Health
- Molecular & Cell Biology

• Biology Education
• Business Management
- Human Resources Management
- Supply Chain & Logistics Management

• Chemistry
- Biochemistry
- Business
- Research
• Chemistry Education
• Commercial Music
• Communication
- Health Communication
- Media Studies
- Organizational Communication
- Public Relations

• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice
• Cybersecurity
• Developmental Therapy
• Early Childhood Education
• Education
- Bilingual Education
- Elementary Education
- English as a Second Language
- Special Education

• English Education
• English Literature
• English Writing
- Creative Writing
- Journalism
- Professional Writing, Publishing & Rhetoric

• Entrepreneurship
• Environmental Studies
• Ethics
• Exercise Science
• Exploratory Studies (Undecided)
• Finance
• Graphic Design/Computer Art
• Health Promotion
• History
• Human Services
• International Business
• Instructional Development
• Management Information Systems
• Marketing, Digital Media
• Mathematics
- Actuarial Science
- Data Science

• Mathematics Education
• Middle Grades Education
- Literacy
- Math
- Science
- Social Science
• Music
• Music Business
• Music Education
- Instrumental
- Vocal

• Music Performance
- Instrumental
- Piano
- Vocal
• Musical Theatre
• Nursing
• Philosophy
- Pre-law
• Physical Education
• Physics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Social Science Education
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Spanish Education
• Sport & Recreation
Management
• Studio Art
• Theatre
- Acting
- Design & Production
- Stage Management

Pre-professional Programs
• Pre-chiropractic
• Pre-dentistry
• Pre-engineering
• Pre-law
• Pre-medical Technology
• Pre-medicine
• Pre-occupational Therapy
• Pre-optometry
• Pre-pharmacy
• Pre-physical Therapy
• Pre-physician Assistant
• Pre-veterinary Medicine

Graduate Programs
• Athletic Training
- Exercise Science + Athletic Training MS, Master of Science in Athletic Training
• Business—MBA
- Executive Healthcare Administration
- Executive Management
- Project Management
• Nursing—MSN
- Entry into Nursing Practice
- Nurse Educator

• Nursing—DNP
- Completion Program
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia

Academic Certificates
• 2D Studio Art Printmaking
• 2D Studio Drawing
• 2D Studio Painting
• 2D Studio Photography
• 3D Studio Ceramics
• Application Development
• Art History
• Arts Entrepreneurship
• Bilingual Education
• Commercial Art/Graphic Design
• Criminal Justice
• English as a Second Language
• Entrepreneurship
• Health Communication
• Information Data Systems Management
• Instrumental Music
• Jazz Studies
• Literacy
• Marketing, Digital Media
• Multicultural Leadership
• Music Composition
• Organizational Leadership
• Process Improvement
• Project Management
• School Nurse Certification
• Security & Compliance
• Special Education
• Vocal Music

Dual-Degree Programs (3+2)*
• Biomedical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• System Science Engineering

* Students spend three years earning a Millikin degree in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics and earn a second degree from Washington University or University of Missouri-Kansas City. 




Millikin University is home to Performance Learning, an approach to education that begins in the classroom, moves to the field with real-life work experiences, and culminates in a prestigious degree and lifelong connection with our community of support and professional resources. 

Our student-run businesses, born from our innovative Center for Entrepreneurship; a nationally recognized School of Music; a robust athletics program; and opportunities for international study make ours a university of distinction. 

What does this mean for you? At Millikin, we’re not just preparing you for graduation day. We’re helping to ready you for everything that comes afterward—careers, graduate school, life. It’s the reason why 99.4% of our students gain employment or admission to graduate school within six months of graduation.

When you Make it Millikin, you’ll find a diverse atmosphere full of enthusiastic faculty and staff dedicated to helping you achieve success inside and outside the classroom. We’re committed to encouraging and supporting students as they form human connections through our academic programs, athletics, Greek life, and student organizations. We would love to show you how we can prepare you for professional success, democratic citizenship in a global environment, and a personal life of meaning and value.

Experience Millikin for yourself! Take a virtual tour inside our classrooms, labs, workshops, performance spaces, and residence halls at millikin.edu/tour. Register for one of our Campus Visit Days or arrange an individual visit for you and your family.

Millikin is ready to welcome you. Are you ready to Make It Millikin?