Millikin University

Decatur, IL 62522

Millikin University is one of the 82 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Illinois. Its campus is small in size and located in Decatur. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 474 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 360 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 76%).

Every year 61% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Millikin University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $32,274, and fees were $792. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $32,274 and $792 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 4 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1914 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/26/2012 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1080 to 1260
ACT19 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$465/credit
In State Students$465/credit
Out of State Students$465/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$803/credit
In State Students$803/credit
Out of State Students$803/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $20,925 $20,925 $20,925
ADN 70 $32,550 $32,550 $32,550
BSN 125 $58,125 $58,125 $58,125
FNP 50 $40,150 $40,150 $40,150
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Millikin University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $4,204
Other Federal Grant 15% $651
State Grant & Scholarships 42% $4,338
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $19,728
Federal Student Loans 74% $6,933
Private Loans 10% $14,202


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,582
$30,001 to $48,000$17,453
$48,001 to $75,000$19,327
$75,001 to $110,000$23,014
Over $110,000$24,099

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Millikin University
1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522

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