Millikin University

1184 W Main St, Decatur, IL 62522-2084
Tel: (217)424-6211
Private not-for-profit | 2,347 students
Millikin University Photo #1 - Arial photo of campus and the surrounding area.
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Millikin University Photo #1 - Arial photo of campus and the surrounding area.
Millikin University Photo #2 - Millikin University's main academic building Shilling Hall is the oldest building on campus erected in 1902.
Millikin University Photo #3 - A birds eye view of campus from the roof of the Leighty-Tabor Science Center.
Millikin University Photo #4 - Exercise Science & Sport students working with a client at the Decatur Indoor Sports Center.
Millikin University Photo #5 - Students hard at work in The Hub, Millikin's small business incubator for students looking to start a business before they graduate.
Millikin University Photo #6 - The Tabor Investment Portfolio (TIP) is a student-managed investment portfolio. The TIP learning experience provides talented and motivated students with a live laboratory for learning how to invest money and manage risk. Students analyze securities and apply forecasting techniques and economic models to manage risk and uncertainty in the the financial markets while preserving the investment objectives.
Millikin University Photo #7 - Behind the scenes of every great theatre performance is a crew of theatre production students that bring the show to life.
Millikin University Photo #8 - MU art major hanging her senior show in the Lower Gallery at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center.
Millikin University Photo #9 - Nursing majors during clinical work.
Millikin University Photo #10 - The Millikin MBA is an intensive program that brings our students thinking to the next level through real-world group projects, c-suite executives as professors, and international travel.
Millikin University is well on its way to becoming a distinctive, small University that is nationally recognized for its quality education. 

School Overview:

Millikin University
CountyMacon County, IL
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
188 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,347 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,228 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
119 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,264 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
83 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted55%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)440-600450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-560460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)430-580440-570
ACT English (25-75%)20-2719-25
ACT Math (25-75%)19-2918-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)7-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2620-25

School Notes:



  • From academic honor societies to athletics to service learning projects, students choose from a wide variety of experiences. You can join student government, be a member of Greek life, perform on the Kirkland Fine Arts Center stage or write for the award-winning student newspaper. You'll also have choices about your living space: co-ed, all-women or all-men housing. All rooms are furnished, cable ready, and have fiber optic access to the Internet.
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