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Millikin University
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  • 4 Year
  • DECATUR, IL

Direct Admissions

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

1184 W MAIN ST
DECATUR, IL 62522
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
From Millikin University

At Millikin, Performance Learning is the Difference.

Performance Learning fast-tracks your career, provides un-paralleled on-the-job training, and makes you stand out to future employers. Starting day one, you perform the work of your future career through our hands-on, real-world education. You will run your own business. Conduct graduate-level research. Tour with a rock band. Write award-winning journalism. Work on a movie set. Curate art exhibits. Create a network of contacts to carry your entire career.

Students thrive on Millikin’s campus! A vital part of your college experience is the time you spend outside the classroom. Our beautiful, inclusive campus is home to an extraordinary community — 75+ organizations and clubs, championship NCAA DIII athletics and a thriving performing arts scene. At Millikin, you'll not only grow as a student, but as an engaged, enthusiastic member of our Big Blue community.

#MakeItMillikin

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Millikin University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
960-1190
ACT Range
19-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$20,055 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$32,198 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 35 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 40 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 40 responses

Majors

99% Post-Graduate Success

academic spotlight

Our Performance Learning approach to education provides a direct return on education – 99% of our graduates gain employment or enter graduate school within six months of graduation. Performance Learning allows you to stand out to employers and fast-track your career by applying skills learned in the classroom to real-world situations through internships, research, global opportunities and more.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    44%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,693 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
119
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
40%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Friendly
    61%
  • Unique
    26%
  • Artsy
    4%
  • Open-Minded
    4%
  • Snob
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
76%
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 51 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Welcoming
    52%
  • Artsy
    13%
  • Expensive
    13%
  • Different
    9%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Unique
    4%
  • Unsupportive
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

Millikin University Reviews

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