Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Program Benefits

The Millikin Difference

We invite you to compare our Honors Program to other programs across the state and across the country. You'll find that Millikin has a distinctive, exceptional honors program that is highly competitive.

Program Benefits

  • Honors/JMS students at Millikin have a focused and reduced curriculum, enabling them to participate in special courses with extraordinary topics and to concentrate on their major research projects.
  • Early registration each semester
  • Early move in with special activities
  • Honors Orientation Events
  • 24-7 swipe card access to Honors Lounge and Mueller Computer Lab
  • Honors Living/Learning Community with Honors Programming
  • Service Projects sponsored by the Student Honors Advisory Council
  • Special study abroad courses
  • Opportunities to attend conferences at regional, state, and national level


Gift Scholarship Award Grid
Title Criteria Award GPA
Presidential Scholars 27 ACT/1200 SAT, top 10%, Successful Honors Interview full tuition 3.5
James Millikin Scholars 27 ACT/1200 SAT, top 10%; selection during spring, second year merit scholarships vary 3.4
Honors Scholars 27 ACT/1200 SAT, top 10%, Successful Honors Interview merit scholarships vary 3.4

Hallmarks of the Millikin Honors Program

  • Small, engaging seminars
  • Innovative courses
  • Interaction with campus leaders
  • Independent scholarship
  • Diverse methods of inquiry
  • Creative pursuits
  • Service Contributions
  • Individualized plans of study
  • and, occasionally, wild and crazy students!

Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL