Discover Millikin

​What makes a Millikin education stand out? Our students graduate performance-ready because they've been doing the work of their future careers since year one. Millikin students run their own businesses, conduct their own research and contribute to new musicals. They break ground every day. Make it meaningful, Make it Millikin.


Undergraduate Quick Facts & Admission Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • High School or College Transcripts
  • Test Optional
  • Audition or Portfolio Review
  • Apply by December 15 to meet scholarship deadlines

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Ready to Take the Next Steps?


Apply at or through the Common Application. Our application is free, and some programs have additional application requirements. Apply by December 15 to meet scholarship deadlines.

Send Your Credentials

Send additional application requirements such as official transcripts. While students may choose to submit ACT or SAT scores, they are optional. Test scores and recommendation forms are optional for students with a GPA of 2.75 and above.

Wait for a Decision

Millikin is interested in more than grades or test scores. We’ll also look at your extracurricular activities, community service, hobbies and drive to succeed.

Save Your Seat

Make it Millikin by submitting a $150 advance tuition deposit. The deposit is credited toward your tuition and refundable until May 1. Make your deposit today through your myVIP page.

File Your FAFSA

The only financial aid form Millikin requires is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). File any time after October 1 at For a sneak peek at possible aid, check out our net price calculator at

Apply for Scholarships

Apply for scholarships after you’ve been accepted. Most scholarship applications are due January 15 (first-year students) or April 1 (transfer students).

Schedule Visit

Learn more about everything Millikin has to offer by speaking with one of our admission counselors, scheduling an individual visit or taking a virtual tour.

Register for Classes

Registration Day is your chance to work with faculty advisors to register for your classes, meet fellow classmates, and connect with current students.


At Millikin, 100% of our first-year students receive a Merit Scholarship and in addition, 98% receive some form of financial aid. Our average financial aid package is worth over $19,000, and unlike loans, scholarship and grants don’t need to be paid back!
Need-based aid is awarded based on results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the only financial aid application required by Millikin (Millikin’s school code is 001724).

 Over $20 Million in Scholarships

All students who submit an application and are admitted to Millikin will receive a Merit Scholarship to assist in the cost of tuition. More info on available scholarships and grants can be found on the Scholarships & Grants page.

 Calculate the Cost of Your Education

Millikin provides a Net Price Calculator to help you estimate your eligibility for financial aid. To learn what aid you may receive, visit the Net Price Calculator page.

 Student Financial Services

The Office of Student Financial Services can answer your questions about billing and financial aid.

Millikin Athletics

Big Blue Athletics are a vital part of the Millikin experience - almost 40% of Millikin’s student body participates in athletics. Student-athletes and fans alike enjoy the new Workman Family Baseball Field, the Workman Family Softball Field, the Frank M. Lindsay Field, the Decatur Indoor Sports Center and the Griswold Physical Education Center, currently undergoing an expansion and renovation. Millikin is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division III and a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW).

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All-Conference Athletes

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All-Region Athletes

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All-American Athletes

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CCIW Academic All-Conference

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