Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Frequently Asked Questions
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What is the enrollment at Millikin?
Approximately 2,300 traditional undergraduate students, adult degree-completion students, graduate students and part-time students.

What is the size of this year's incoming traditional undergradute class?

Approximately 450 freshmen, 100 transfer students

From where do Millikin students come?
82% from Illinois
18% from outside of Illinois
38 States
17 non-US countries

What is the student-to-faculty ratio?
10.9 to 1

What is the average class size?
23 students

What is the average ACT/SAT and class rank?
24 ACT/1065 SAT, upper third of class

How many Majors, Minors and Special programs does Millikin offer?
Majors — 50
Minors — More than 25
Special Programs — More than 15
Click here to see a complete list.

How many faculty hold terminal degrees?
81% of our 154 full-time faculty hold terminal degrees.

What are the most popular majors at Millikin?
Biology, Education, Music, Theatre, Business, Nursing

Will transfer courses be accepted?
In most cases, yes. To be sure, contact our Registrar or Director of Transfer Admission at 217.420.6751 or 800.373.7733.

What is Millikin's Academic Calendar?
Fall and Spring Semesters, Summer Session and Intersession Immersion Courses. Click here for our academic calendar.

Do freshmen live on campus?
Yes, unless they live with an immediate family member within commuting distance.

How many residence halls are there?
Millikin has 9 residence halls: 8 coed, 1 female.

What is the size of Millikin's campus?
Check out a map of Millikin's 75-acre campus here.

Can freshmen have cars on campus?
No, but some exceptions are made.

Does Millikin offer any Health Services?
Yes, the DMH-Millikin Wellness Center Office is located at 150 S. Fairview Ave.

Are most students eligible for financial aid?
99% of Millikin students receive some type of financial aid.

Does Millikin have an early estimate form?
We have our own version of on early estimate form called the Net Price Caluculator. Students can plug in their information and get an idea of the kind of scholarships and financial aid they might qualify for. There is also an estimator available at

Does MU offer Freshmen Orientation?
Yes, Millikin’s First Week is held at the end of August each year.

What is the population of Decatur?

What is Millikin's success rate?
Within six months of graduation, 98% of Millikin grads secure jobs or go on to graduate/professional school.

Millikin's athletic conference?
The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

What athletics are offered?
Division III Men — Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, and Track and Field
Division III Women — Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball
Intramurals — Basketball, Bowling, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Poker, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and many others.
Other — Cheerleading and Dance Team
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL