Milligan College Rankings

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#5788 of 14,134 In the World
#1592 of 2,597 In North America
#1510 of 2,496 In the United States
#33 of 56 In Tennessee

Quick Review

Religion
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Acceptance rate
99%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$21,003 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
941
Graduates
397
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Milligan College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 99% 98% 100%
Applicants 518 254 264
Admissions 514 250 264
Freshmen enrolled full time 198 122 76

439 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

24 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
58 or 29%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1080
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Milligan College are 1080-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
159 or 80%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Milligan College are 22-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1096 (82%)
Nonresident Alien 73 (5%)
Hispanic 55 (4%)
Black or African American 54 (4%)
Two or more races 22 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 14 (1%)
Asian 14 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 7 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,003/year
Average aid awarded
$25,808
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,823
$30-48K $16,444
$48-75K $19,482
$75-110K $22,681
$110K+ $24,563

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $34,150$8,755
Tuition in-state $34,150$8,755
Tuition out-of-state $34,150$8,755
Fee in-district $1,450$800
Fee in-state $1,450$800
Fee out-of-state $1,450$800

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 650
Combined charge for room and board $7,400
Room charge $3,650
Meal charge $3,750

Milligan College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 31 32
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 31
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 28
Physician Assistant 24
Education, General 22
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 21
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7 8
Divinity & Ministry 15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 12
Mechanical Engineering 11
Psychology, General 11
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 11
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 8
Communication, General 7
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other 7
Accounting 6
Visual and Performing Arts, General 6
Social Work 5
English Language and Literature, General 4
Political Science and Government, General 4
Bible & Biblical Studies 4
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 4
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2
Economics, General 2
Sociology, General 2
Graphic Design 2
Mathematics, General 2
Theology & Theological Studies 2
History, General 1
Youth Ministry 1
Music, General 1
Chemistry, General 1
Grand Total 183 156 11
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 65% 61% 67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%

Publications & Citations

Publications
70
Citations
256

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
46 / 64
Art & Design
23 / 21
Literature
16 / 19
History
13 / 0
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
11 / 4
Philosophy
11 / 23
Sociology
9 / 0
Psychology
8 / 163
Medicine
6 / 144
Art History
6 / 6
Political Science
6 / 9
Media Studies
5 / 0
Clinical Psychology
4 / 119
Computer Science
3 / 3
Business
3 / 0
Aesthetics
3 / 2
Political Economy
3 / 1
Anthropology
3 / 2
Economics
3 / 1
Child Psychology
2 / 129
Software Engineering
2 / 3
Social Psychology
2 / 21
Classics and Ancient History
2 / 0
Health Science
2 / 25
Hospitality and Hotel Management
1 / 0
Chemistry
1 / 0
Mathematics
1 / 0
Engineering
1 / 0
Cognitive Science
1 / 0
Biology
1 / 0
Publishing
1 / 0
Gender Studies
1 / 0
Public Policy / Administration
1 / 0
Math Teachers
1 / 0
Nursing
1 / 22
Journalism and Digital Media
1 / 0
Performing arts
1 / 0
Nutrition and Food Science
1 / 0
Criminology and Criminal Justice
1 / 0
Public Health
1 / 7

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 1
1992 1 1
1993 1 2
1994 1 3
1995 1 0
1996 2 3
1997 1 1
1998 0 3
1999 1 5
2000 0 0
2001 1 5
2002 2 5
2003 3 0
2004 3 2
2005 4 5
2006 2 16
2007 4 5
2008 5 12
2009 4 11
2010 3 11
2011 5 17
2012 0 10
2013 5 10
2014 1 15
2015 6 9
2016 2 20
2017 2 17
2018 10 45
2019 6 22
2020 2 32
2021 4 27

Notable alumni

  1. Francis Gary Powers

    Francis Gary Powers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-1977 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilotspy
    Biography

    Francis Gary Powers was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Lockheed U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission in Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident.

  2. Will Little

    Will Little
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    baseball umpire
    Biography

    William Max Little III is an American Major League Baseball umpire. He was promoted to a full-time position in February 2015. He attended Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tennessee, then studied biology at Milligan College, where he continued playing baseball.

  3. Robert Love Taylor

    Robert Love Taylor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1850-1912 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Robert Love "Bob" Taylor was an American politician, writer, and lecturer. A member of the Democratic Party, he served three terms as the 24th governor of Tennessee, from 1887 to 1891, and again from 1897 to 1899, and subsequently served as a United States Senator from 1907 until his death. He also represented Tennessee's 1st district in the United States House of Representatives from 1879 to 1881, the last Democrat to hold the district's seat.

  4. Alfred A. Taylor

    Alfred A. Taylor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1848-1931 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Alfred Alexander Taylor, known as Alf Taylor, was an American politician and lecturer from eastern Tennessee. He served as the 34th governor of Tennessee from 1921 to 1923, one of three Republicans to hold the position from the end of Reconstruction to the latter half of the 20th century. He also served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1889 to 1895.

  5. David Davis

    David Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in Milligan College
    In 1991 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianbusiness executive
    Biography

    David Lee Davis is an American Republican politician from Tennessee and one-term member (2007–2009) of the United States House of Representatives and Tennessee House of Representatives. He represented Tennessee's 1st congressional district, located in the northeastern portion of the state and centered on the Tri-Cities area, but was narrowly defeated in the 2008 primary by Johnson City Mayor Phil Roe.

  6. Dayton Edward Phillips

    Dayton Edward Phillips
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1910-1980 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in Milligan College
    Studied in 1929-1931
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerteacher
    Biography

    Dayton E. Phillips was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 1st congressional district of Tennessee.

  7. Charles Finley

    Charles Finley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1865-1941 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Charles Finley was a United States Representative from Kentucky and son of Hugh Franklin Finley.

  8. Danny Carroll

    Danny Carroll
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Danny C. Carroll is an American politician in the state of Iowa.

General info

Founded 1866
Motto Ago Deo Fideo Et Amore
Go with God in Faith and Love
Colors black, orange
Academic Calendar August to mid - May
Total FTE staff 247
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan, Tennessee, 37682
United States
Phone 4234618700
Fax +1 (423) 461 8982

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