Millikin University is a private, residential university with an enrollment of 2,000 students in traditional and non-traditional undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 

The campus is located in Decatur, Illinois, USA, within three hours of major U.S. cities: Chicago, Saint Louis, and Indianapolis. A Millikin education focuses on Performance Learning where students learn by working with clients, presenting research at national conferences, participating in global internships, and taking part in on-stage performances. Consistently, 99% of our graduates gain employment or enter graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Decatur, Illinois
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 65%
  • Average ACT: 23-29
  • Average SAT: 1130-1350
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Art History, Arts, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Dance, Design, Drama/Theatre Arts, Education, English, Environmental Sciences, History, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Languages, Law, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Museum Studies, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations/Affairs, Sociology, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship; need-based aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $49,720


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football, Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Women's Athletics / Track and field, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Men's Swimming and Diving, Women''s Swimming and Diving, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Men's Volleyball, Women's Volleyball, Men's Wrestling

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