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Millikin University Overview

Located in Decatur, Illinois, Millikin University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Millikin University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$33,672 Avg Cost After Aid
75% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Millikin may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 9 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Millikin is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Millikin is the doctor's degree.
  • In <nil>, 76% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Millikin with a bachelor's degree make about $46,513 a year. That's 14% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • The average Millikin student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Millikin University?


Contact details for Millikin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1184 W Main St, Decatur, IL 62522-2084
Phone: 217-424-6211

How Do I Get Into Millikin?

You can apply to Millikin online at:

Admission Requirements for Millikin

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Millikin?

75% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
30% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 75%, Millikin may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.

Average Test Scores

About 30% of students accepted to Millikin submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 600. Math scores were between 470 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Millikin University  ( 490 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Millikin University  ( 470 to 590 )
Millikin received ACT scores from 19% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 29. Math scores were between 17 and 26. Composite scores were between 19 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Millikin University  ( 19 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for Millikin University  ( 17 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Millikin University  ( 19 to 27 )

Can I Afford Millikin University?

$33,672 Net Price
68% Take Out Loans
3.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Millikin is $33,672. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Millikin, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $7,069 a year. That adds up to $28,276 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Millikin is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Millikin University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,693 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,812 undergraduate students at Millikin, with 1,693 being full-time and 119 being part-time.


There are also 94 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,693 full-time undergraduates at Millikin, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Millikin University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 35
Black or African American 241
Hispanic or Latino 99
White 1,123
International Students 106
Other Races/Ethnicities 89

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Millikin University. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 32 countries are represented at Millikin. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Rwanda, and France.

Online Learning at Millikin University

21 Took All Classes Online
860 Took At Least One Class Online
334.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 860 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Millikin has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Millikin

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Millikin University was 334.4%. This is the #203 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Millikin regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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