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Millikin University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 111 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

57% Women
43% Men


NCAA Division III (with football)

College Conference of Illinois and Wisc

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $54,000)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $47,480)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 16 18 - Yes
Football 114 - - -
Golf 22 11 - -
Soccer 31 35 - Yes
Softball - 22 - Yes
Swimming 10 14 - -
Tennis - 8 - -
Track and Field, Indoor 24 20 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 20 17 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 4 5 - -
Volleyball - 27 - Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 14.6%
Hispanic 6.8%
Non-resident alien 2.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.3%
Two or more races 4.2%
White/non-Hispanic 68.6%
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Radio Station
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 2
Liquor Law Violation 2
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 29

Notable Alumni

  • Annie Wersching, actress ("24")
  • Douglas R. Oberhelman, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Caterpillar Inc.
  • George Corbett, Chicago Bears running back from 1932 to 1938
  • Lindsey Ridgway, reality show personality from MTV's "Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woods"
  • Luke Menard, singer/contestant on "American Idol"
  • Mark Roach, contemporary Christian singer/songwriter
  • Meredith Monroe, actress ("Dawson's Creek")
  • Sierra Boggess, originated the role of Ariel in the 2007 Broadway production of "The Little Mermaid"
  • Tad Hilgenbrink, actor ("American Pie: Band Camp")
  • Jodi Benson, voice of Ariel in Disney's "The Little Mermaid"
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Ashley from Illinois
  • 3
  • Dorm life isn't terrible if you like living in one. Dolson and the New Halls are the best but after a while, you'll prefer an apartment or off-campus housing.…

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  • Bryant from Forsyth, IL
  • 5
  • Community is the best word to describe campus life in our residence halls. The community is very diverse and everyone is challenged to step outside the box and learn more…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    Hmmmmmmm it's strange but you may develop cravings for caf food when you don't have it anymore

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  • 3
  • Teressa from Peoria, IL
  • I am a current student here

    The food in the cafeteria is usually not the best, but there is always cereal and a salad bar available. The bistro serves slightly better than average fast food type meals. Einstein's has great bagels and coffee. A new dining hall is set to open this fall, and it is rumored to have a Starbucks, so that will be a nice addition!

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  • 3
  • Taylor from Mapleton, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Offer a wide variety of food, but not many options for vegetarians and vegans. Also, all freshman must have a meal plan.

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  • 3
  • Kaytlin from Taylorville, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Not much diversity. The cafeteria serves the same things over and over again. There are really only two other places to go to get food, and they don't have much diversity either.

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  • 3
  • Josie, from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    It's fantastic for the first few weeks until you get sick of everything they serve on a daily basis. Beware of the freshman 15.

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  • 3
  • Student from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    The caf has delicious food once in a while, but there's a lot of the same. The friendly staff and chef makes up for it though. There is also the bistro where you can start using your meal plan swipes at 7pm on the weekdays and 6:30pm on the weekends if you don't feel like eating in the caf for dinner on some nights. Students can also use their Flex dollars at places like Einstein's (on campus), Dominos, and Subways.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Rowlett, TX
  • I am a current student here

    This is probably one of the greatest things about Millikin. We have GREAT food!! Our chef, Chef Brian, is all about possibilities. There is a variety of options at the buffet style cafeteria. Everything is home cooked, never frozen. It gives students variety, but there's always the comfort food college students know and love. We also have flex, which is similar to a pre-paid food card. It can be used at vending machines, Einsteins Bagels, the Bistro, Domino's, Subway, and other cafe shops on campus.

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  • 4
  • Brandon from Round Lake, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Wornick Dining Hall is the one place on campus where you can use meals on your meal plan. They offer a good variety of food, and they offer traditional home-cooked specialties daily in addition to sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and a salad bar. Most vending machines accept Flex Dollars, as do Einstein Bros. Bagels in Shilling Hall, C3-X Convenience Shop in ADM-Scovill Hall, Big Blue Bistro in RTUC, and Subway and Domino's near The Woods Apartments. Other nearby dining options include Hardee's, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Donnie's Homespun Pizza, Jimmie John's, Cherry Berry, and University Dogs. For groceries, there is a CVS, Dollar Tree, and a couple of convenience stores within walking distance and Walmart, Target, and Kroger within 15 minutes by car.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Teressa from Peoria, IL
  • I am a current student here

    There are multiple Greek organizations, including social, ethnic, music, etc. There are multiple opportunities that allow you to decide if you would like to be a part of one of the organizations or not.

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  • Josie, from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    I am currently a member of Alpha Chi Omega on campus and I love our Greek life, it's different from bigger schools, but I like it that way, we all know each other and don't judge based on what sorority or fraternity you belong to. There are four social fraternities on campus (TKE, SAE, DSI, ATO), and three social sororities, (Tri Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Alpha Chi Omega)

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  • Student from Chicago, IL
  • I am a current student here

    it's there. It's not for everyone, but everyone I know in it loves it! There's not a lot boys and girls can choose from though. If you're in Greek life here, that's awesome. If you're not, it's not a huge deal at all.

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  • Rachel from Rowlett, TX
  • I am a current student here

    I love the Greek life at Millikin. I am a part of both social and honor fraternities. The Greek life here is prominent, but not over bearing. Greeks have an average higher GPA than non greeks. They also tend to graduate on time, despite their involvement in many other organizations. The Greeks hold many leadership roles within and outside their own community.

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  • Conrad from Sublette, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Many fraternities and sororities have chapters in Millikin, including Delta Delta Delta, Alpha Chi Omega, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

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  • B
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is fairly good. There are several fraternities and sororities on campus. All of them are active on campus. I am a member of the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega and I love it.

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