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Milligan University

Milligan, TN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%

Milligan University Admissions

Milligan University is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Milligan University is 60%. Last year, 860 students applied to Milligan University and 519 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Milligan University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/28 and the fee for the application is $30.

Milligan University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Milligan University's admissions stats.

Milligan University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 17%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 76%
Waitlist No

Milligan University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Milligan University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 28

Want to Apply Early to Milligan University?

Milligan University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Milligan University Admissions

Is Milligan University Challenging To Get Into?

It is moderately difficult to get into Milligan University. Milligan University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Milligan University accepted 60% of students, about 519 from the 860 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Milligan University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Milligan University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Milligan University

Milligan University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Milligan University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Milligan University

Wondering what factors are considered by Milligan University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Milligan University for more information on admission factors.

Milligan University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Milligan University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Milligan University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.03
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Milligan University?

Students admitted to Milligan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. Milligan University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Milligan University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 17% of Milligan University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 76% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Milligan University?

To be competitive with other Milligan University applicants, you should aim to score between 985 and 1188 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Milligan University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1188 and 25% of scored lower than 985, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Milligan University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 493 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Milligan University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 493 or higher.

To be most competitive at Milligan University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Milligan University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Milligan University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

More Information on Transferring to Milligan University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Milligan University.

Transfer students can enroll in Milligan University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Milligan University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Milligan University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Milligan University.

Does Milligan University accept transfer credits?

✅ Milligan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Milligan University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Milligan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Milligan University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Milligan University?

❌ No, Milligan University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to send your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Milligan University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Milligan University is 60%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Milligan University?

❌ Milligan University does not offer early decision.

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Milligan University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Milligan University? Milligan University is a somewhat selective institution. The Milligan University acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.


Milligan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 28

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Milligan University is Aug 28.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Milligan University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

985 - 1188


Math SAT Range

512 - 590


Reading SAT Range

493 - 590

Milligan University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Milligan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.69. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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