Millikin U

Millikin University

1184 W Main St, Decatur, United States
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  • Total Documents
    24
  • Class Notes
    24
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    17
  • Previously Enrolled
    22

Overview of Millikin University (Millikin U)

About this school

Millikin, founded in 1901, is a private, church-affiliated university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts, and Nursing and the Tabor School of Business. Its 70-acre campus is located in Decatur, 38 miles east of Springfield.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,950
    • Men:835 (42.8%)
    • Women:1,115 (57.2%)

Location

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Admission Information (Millikin U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Millikin University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
May 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1184 West Main Street
City, State, Zip
Decatur, IL  62522-2084
Phone
(217) 424-6210
Fax
(217) 425-4669
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for music/theatre, art portfolio review recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 3,431 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 1,844 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 1,587 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
517 (23%) of 2,216 admitted students enrolled
Women
257 (20%) of 1,258 admitted students enrolled
Men
260 (27%) of 958 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.36
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
554 average |530-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
56%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
537 average |550-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
43%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |19-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
32%
• Score 18 - 23
49%
• Score 12 - 17
12%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Millikin U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $33,066 (69.98391466305452%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,082 (23.45496105655266%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (2.116491703352523%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,100 (4.444632577040298%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Millikin University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001724
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
424 (95.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
375 (88.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
375 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
131 (34.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$27,477
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 310 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,345
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 287 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,696
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 374 (99.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
49 (11.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,468

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,636 (91.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,487 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,486 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
554 (37.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$24,841
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,273 (85.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,596
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,182 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,891
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,411 (95.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
144 (8.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,300

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,146
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, International Students, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,013

Academics & Instruction (Millikin U)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


150

Part-Time Faculty


122

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


44%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 47% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
325,080

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
255
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Millikin University provides speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


48.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


61.0%

Programs & Majors (Millikin U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (54)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Chiropractic Studies
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Optometry Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, occupational therapy with Washington University, pharmacy with Midwestern University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General

Campus Life (Millikin U)

Location & Geography

Population


74,710

Nearest Metropolitan Area


75 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
15.9 average low in January, 83.9 average high in September
Rain
126 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
120 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Decatur
Nearest Train Station
38 mile(s) from campus in Springfield

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


58% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


42%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Millikin University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, university center board, multicultural student council, student housing council, panhellenic council, interfraternity council

Sororities


23% of women participate

Fraternities


17% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,840

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,950
Women
1,115
Men
835

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.5% Asian
  • 14.9% Black/African-American
  • 6.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.8% White
  • 1.4% Unknown

International Students


1.8% from 24 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


90

Student Resources (Millikin U)

Study resources