Millikin University

Decatur, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,719
Graduate Enrollment: 94
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 74.81%

Male/Female: 46% / 54% (2017)

First generation college students: 31.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2010)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,106
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 960 - 1190

2022 Median Admit ACT: 23
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 19 - 27

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 78.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 55.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 42.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 31.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 67.7%
Black: 14.5%
Hispanic: 6.0%
Asian: 2.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 4.5%
Unknown race: 1.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $52,565
In-State tuition: $26,792
Out-of-State tuition: $39,592

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,690 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,100 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,690 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,100 (2022)

Average Family Income: $73,083 (2017)
Median Family Income: $49,741 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 34.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 64.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2020)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $15,418
$30k-48k $15,502
$48k-75k $18,349
$75k-110k $20,558
$110k+ $24,732

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 45%
6-year graduation rate: 55%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 98.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 68.9% (2015)
@3 year 74.0% (2017)
@5 year 83.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 47.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 54.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $36,721 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $46,587 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 2
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 26 $27,000 $286 $21,825 ($1,819) $31,311 ($2,609)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 30 $26,996 $286 $18,703 ($1,559) $31,684 ($2,640)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, Other. 20 $26,000 $276 $22,880 ($1,907)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 3
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 5
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 43 $27,000 $286 $65,796 ($5,483) $66,854 ($5,571)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 5
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 14
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 45 $27,000 $286 $47,932 ($3,994) $55,673 ($4,639)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 22 $466 $60,877 ($5,073) $95,557 ($7,963)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 23 $28,320 $285 $45,249 ($3,771) $58,322 ($4,860)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 11 $56,572 ($4,714) $83,239 ($6,937)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 11
Bachelor's Degree History. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 18 $21,149 $224 $28,317 ($2,360) $45,295 ($3,775)
Bachelor's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 22 $27,340 $270 $38,563 ($3,214) $37,019 ($3,085)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 25 $27,000 $286 $39,243 ($3,270) $42,831 ($3,569)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 9
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 24 $20,631 $219 $39,041 ($3,253) $56,407 ($4,701)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 28 $27,000 $286 $25,643 ($2,137) $31,307 ($2,609)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 7
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 13 $51,194 ($4,266)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 4
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 20 $27,000 $281 $34,410 ($2,868) $47,124 ($3,927)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 7


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $57,555
Full time faculty: 76%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 9.0

School's endowment start of year: $94,270,603 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $111,503,642 (2022)