Financial Aid

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We are committed to working with families to find ways to manage the cost of tuition.

With student financial aid packages that include academic scholarships, loans, government assistance and student employment. The majority of Millikin students—99% of them—receive over $47 million in financial aid each year from a variety of sources. Financial aid at Millikin is awarded on the bases of academic merit, talent and financial need. For more information check out Millikin's Financial Aid Essentials brochure below.


Map Grant Deadline Details

If you have not filed your 2024 FAFSA and are an Illinois resident you may be eligible for the state of Illinois MAP grant. The filing deadline is September 22, 2023 at 11:59pm.  Illinois residents who have a defined financial need may be eligible for the Illinois MAP Grant which helps pay tuition and fees. You can only be considered for this grant if you have completed your FAFSA before MAP Grants run out for the current year. This means that FAFSAs received on or after September 23, 2023 may not be eligible for MAP.

If you would like to be considered for eligibility for the Illinois MAP Grant, it is imperative that you submit your FAFSA by the deadline.

For help filling out your FAFSA, visit this video tutorial


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Frequently Asked Questions

In Millikin's Financial Aid FAQs you can find answers to many questions, including information about a negative amount due, when refunds are disbursed, what are authorized users and much more.