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Decatur, Illinois

Millikin University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Millikin University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.3%
Admission Difficulty for Millikin University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Millikin University and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,764 out of 4,512 applicants were admitted making Millikin University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Millikin University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Millikin University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for Millikin University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Millikin University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Millikin University?

Millikin University typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Millikin University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >73%
1085 to 1210 Avg + 61%-73%
960 to 1085 Avg - 48%-61%
835 to 960 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 835 Low <35%
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Millikin University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
47%
ACT Scores for Millikin University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Millikin University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Millikin University?

Admission data indicates that Millikin University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Millikin University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Millikin University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >74%
23 to 27 Avg + 61%-74%
20 to 23 Avg - 50%-61%
17 to 20 Reach 39%-50%
Less than 17 Low <39%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.36
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Millikin University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Millikin University was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Millikin University accepts 61% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Millikin University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,301 2,211 4,512
Accepted 1,517 1,247 2,764
Acceptance Rate 66% 56% 61%
Enrolled 236 232 468
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Millikin University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Millikin University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Millikin University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147244 IPEDS survey data for Millikin University.

Frequently Asked Questions

53% of students submit their SAT scores to Millikin University. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

61% of those who apply are granted admission to Millikin University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1210. 53% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.