Millikin University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3138 of 14,131 In the World
#915 of 2,597 In North America
#846 of 2,496 In the United States
#38 of 100 In Illinois

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$19,948 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,875
Graduates
107
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
millikin.edu

Millikin University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 71% 65% 77%
Applicants 3,071 1,402 1,663
Admissions 2,185 907 1,273
Freshmen enrolled full time 387 179 208

1,661 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

108 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
260 or 67%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Millikin University are 940-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
167 or 43%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Millikin University are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1365 (69%)
Black or African American 263 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 103 (5%)
Hispanic 79 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 77 (4%)
Two or more races 55 (3%)
Asian 35 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,948/year
Average aid awarded
$29,450
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,057
$30-48K $16,102
$48-75K $17,320
$75-110K $20,288
$110K+ $24,230

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $38,800$23,733
Tuition in-state $38,800$23,733
Tuition out-of-state $38,800$23,733
Fee in-district $792
Fee in-state $792
Fee out-of-state $792

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 901
Combined charge for room and board $12,160
Room charge $9,400
Meal charge $2,760

Millikin University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 19 26
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 45
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 29
Music Performance, General 20
Elementary Education and Teaching 20
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 19
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 18
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 16
Music Teacher Education 15
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 14
Accounting 13
Nursing Education 12
Digital Marketing 10
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 10
Social Work 10
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 10
Nurse Anesthetist 10
Music, General 9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 8
Fine & Studio Arts, General 8
Psychology, General 8
Chemistry, General 8
Sociology, General 8
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General 6
Commercial and Advertising Art 6
Creative Writing 6
Mathematics, General 5
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 5
Management Information Systems, General 4
Environmental Studies 3
Philosophy 3
Athletic Training & Trainer 3
English Language and Literature, General 3
Physics, General 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 2
History, General 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Finance, General 2
Computational Science 2
Art Therapy & Therapist 1
Social Science Teacher Education 1
Education & Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed 1
Political Science and Government, General 1
Grand Total 395 38 10
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 53% 48% 59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
387
Citations
8,333

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
121 / 1,511
Psychology
86 / 4,169
Medicine
83 / 2,733
Biology
50 / 313
Art & Design
43 / 321
Business
39 / 719
Computer Science
38 / 1,300
Social Psychology
35 / 2,432
Sociology
26 / 175
Physics
26 / 684
Mathematics
25 / 536
Environmental Science
23 / 379
Chemistry
22 / 395
Child Psychology
21 / 1,133
Political Science
20 / 37
Engineering
18 / 525
Education Majors
18 / 267
Demography
17 / 560
Economics
15 / 194
Zoology
15 / 83
Health Science
14 / 191
Math Teachers
14 / 117
History
13 / 13
Ecology
12 / 202
Materials Science
11 / 196
Creative Writing
10 / 31
Anatomy and Physiology
10 / 86
Clinical Psychology
10 / 853
Multimedia
10 / 102
Nursing
9 / 95
Marketing
8 / 81
Statistics
8 / 161
Astrophysics and Astronomy
8 / 257
Communications and Public Relations
8 / 39
Immunology
8 / 54
Music
8 / 83
Gerontology
8 / 1,032
Entrepreneurship
8 / 83
Fashion Design
8 / 45
Media Studies
7 / 116

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 19
1992 3 21
1993 8 19
1994 5 19
1995 8 18
1996 4 19
1997 4 28
1998 8 39
1999 6 35
2000 10 41
2001 14 43
2002 7 57
2003 11 84
2004 13 145
2005 14 159
2006 11 213
2007 12 190
2008 16 281
2009 20 311
2010 18 395
2011 29 458
2012 19 575
2013 23 645
2014 16 693
2015 18 707
2016 12 691
2017 12 600
2018 20 683
2019 17 698
2020 18 974
2021 18 807

Millikin University alumni

  1. Annie Wersching

    Annie Wersching
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Annie Wersching is an American actress known for her regular role as Renee Walker in 24 and recurring roles in several American television series, such as Bosch and Timeless. Wersching also performed motion capture and voice work for the character of Tess in Naughty Dog's video game The Last of Us.

  2. Jodi Benson

    Jodi Benson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    singervoice actormusicianstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jodi Marie Benson is an American actress and singer. She is best known for providing the voice of Ariel in Disney's 1989 animated film The Little Mermaid and Belle in House of Mouse respectively and throughout other films, including its sequel, prequel, and television series spinoff. Benson also voiced the character Barbie in the second and third films of the Toy Story franchise (1999-2010), and in the Toy Story Toons short Hawaiian Vacation (2011). For her contributions to Disney, Benson was named a Disney Legend in 2011.

  3. Sierra Boggess

    Sierra Boggess
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in Millikin University
    In 2004 graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts
    Occupations
    actorsingerstage actorrecording artist
    Biography

    Sierra Marjory Boggess is an American theater actress and singer.

  4. Jeff Monken

    Jeff Monken
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    head coachAmerican football player
    Biography

    Jeffrey Michael Monken is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at the United States Military Academy, a position he has held since the 2014 season. Monken previously served as the head football coach of Georgia Southern University from 2010 to 2013. Prior to that, he worked under Paul Johnson as a running backs coach and special teams coordinator at Georgia Southern, the United States Naval Academy, and Georgia Tech.

General info

Alternative names MU
Founded 1901
Motto In His Plenitudo Vis
In These, the Fullness of Strength
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 362
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 1184 W Main St
Decatur, Illinois, 62522-2084
United States
City population 71,000
Phone 2174246211
Fax +1 (217) 425 4669

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