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Millikin University Student Life

Millikin University is on a 75-acre campus in a suburban setting in Decatur, Illinois. There are many activities and organizations for Millikin University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Millikin University also has fraternities and sororities.

Millikin University has a thriving University Center Board. In fact, more students participate in University Center Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Millikin University include Multicultural Student Council, Student Housing Council, Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council.

The Millikin University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Fall Family Weekend and Performing Arts Series.

Millikin University Housing

Millikin University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Millikin University students live on campus. In 2021, 58% of undergrads at Millikin University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 42% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Millikin University. There are 1,122 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,875 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 936 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Millikin University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Millikin University Athletics

At Millikin University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Millikin University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 2
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Millikin University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Millikin University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Millikin University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Millikin University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Millikin University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Millikin University, take Interstate 72 to Decatur, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Decatur Airport airport.

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Keep Reading About Millikin University

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Millikin University Students

57%

Women

43%

Men

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

77%

In State

23%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

69%

13%

5%

4%

4%

3%

2%

0.16%

0.11%

Undergraduate Students

1,875

Graduate Students

107

Non-Resident / International Students

68

Millikin University Campus Services

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,982

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$39,592

Out-of-State

$39,592

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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