61%

Acceptance Rate

$24,614

Avg.Financial Aid

001724

FAFSA Code

About Millikin University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,094

Website

https://www.millikin.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Decatur, IL, Millikin University is a private university. Millikin University occupies a total area of about 75 acres. The foundation of Millikin University was laid down in the year 1901. The motto of the Millikin University is In His Plenitudo Vis and its official colors are blue & white. In addition to over 1,950 undergraduate students, MU also boasts of over 90 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 2,040. The school has a total of 204 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 92% of the students are 24 and under at Millikin University. At MU around 67% are white, 13% are Black or African American, and 5% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Douglas R Oberhelman (Businessperson), Jodi Benson (Actor, Voice acting), Hedy Burress (Actor, Voice acting), and Annie Wersching (Actor) in its 119 years of existence. Sports is an intergral part of any campus, and in this case, the university’s teams are affiliated to NCAA Division III – CCIW. A total of 200 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by MU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), and CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs). The total endowment of the Millikin University is around $106 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

1184 W Main St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2174246211
Fax: 2174243993
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Millikin University at the 620th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

61%

SAT Range

960 - 1210

ACT Range

20 - 27

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to MU is easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 950-1200 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Millikin University, must score 23 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084. To gather more information, they can call them at (217) 424-6211.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,348

Average Annual Cost

$34,210

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$792

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,818

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,100

Total One Year Cost

$49,920

Before applying to MU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $51,972. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($37,054), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($11,818), and budget for other expenses ($2,100). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

56 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

55 Graduates

Music

48 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

32 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

31 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

29 Graduates

Biology, General

26 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

26 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

25 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

24 Graduates

Psychology, General

16 Graduates

Marketing

15 Graduates

Sociology

15 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

14 Graduates

Social Work

13 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

12 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

10 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

8 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

4 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

2 Graduates

Educational Administration and Supe...

2 Graduates

International Business

2 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

2 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,985

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

66% White

2% Unknown

14% Black

7% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

31%

Out Of State

65%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,905 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 82% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

82%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$8,690/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $2,729/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$2,729/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Big Blue

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

College Conference of Illinois and Wisc

Total Male Athletes

309

Total Female Athletes

159

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Other

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,818 per year. Millikin University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at MU costs around $2,729 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At MU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,500

$28,607

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$202 - 297

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,614

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,919

Students Receiving State Aid

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,564

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,924

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$29,973

$30K - $48K

$27,653

$48K - $75K

$26,619

$75K - $110K

$22,500

> $110K

$20,771

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$26,700,515

The financial aid department of Millikin University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,893, whereas the financial aid is $23,233. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,551 and institutional aid worth $23,233. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Millikin University amount to $26,700,515 per annum.

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