Millikin University

country rank  928
world rank  3045

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University Overview

Established in 1901, Millikin University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Decatur (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Millikin University (MU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Presbyterian religion. Millikin University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym MU
Founded 1901
Motto In His Plenitudo Vis
In These, the Fullness of Strength
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1184 W Main Street
Decatur (population range: 50,000-249,999)
62522-2084 Illinois
United States
T +1 800 373 7733
F +1 (217) 425 4669

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1184 West Main Street
Decatur 62522-2084
+1 (217) 424 6210
(800) 373 7733

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Presbyterian Christian-Presbyterian Presbyterian Church (USA) -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Millikin University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019