Millikin University was founded in 1901, on a 75 acre site. 

Positioned in the heart of the Midwest, Millikin is located in Decatur, Illinois just three hours from Chicago, Saint Louis and Indianapolis. Known for Performance Learning: our unique approach to transforming quality education into students' success. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Decatur, Illinois
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 63%
  • Average ACT range: 22-27
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): Tuition $31,031; Room and Board $11,200


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III