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Decatur, Illinois

Millikin University Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Millikin University are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Millikin University students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 14%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 36% more female students than male students enrolled at Millikin University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Millikin University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Millikin University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Millikin University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 887
Women 1,207

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Millikin University serves a low number of students outside of Illinois, with 65 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Millikin University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 65%
Out of State 31%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,904 per year

39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,094
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.3%
Part time Undergrads 2.4%

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