Applying to Millikin University marks your first step toward an education that you can expect to be as exciting and rewarding as it is challenging. We're looking for bright, eager minds who are ready to take on the world, to see things differently, and have the confidence to find their own success story at Millikin. Apply using the Common App or directly to MU by clicking below.  Apply Today 


Quick Facts & Admission Requirements

  • Online Program Application
  • High School or College Transcripts
  • Official Test Scores
  • Audition or Portfolio Review
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA 
  • Extracurricular Activities

Programs with Additional Requirements

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Transfer Students

Transfer applicants should have completed 12 or more credits from an approved institution and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. It’s advised that students interested in transferring to Millikin contact the Transfer Department or Office of Admission.

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International Students

International students who would like to study at Millikin must complete the International Student Application for Admission and send in any supporting documents including transcripts, test scores, and passport information to Millikin's International Recruitment Office.

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MBA Programs

Millikin offers two MBA options: A 17-month Executive MBA for working professionals with classes that take place two hours a week during the evening and a 12-month Fast-Track MBA for recent graduates with classes that take place full-time during the day.

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Graduate Nursing

Millikin offers graduate degrees in Nursing, including two Master of Science in Nursing tracks (Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice and Nurse Educator) and two Doctor of Nursing Practice tracks (Nurse Anesthesia Program and DNP completion for Advanced Practice Nurses). 

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Flexible Learning Degrees

Flexible Learning is an accelerated bachelor degree program for adults with jobs and families. Enrollment in the program is based upon a review of the online application, work experience, and complete academic background. 

Music Students

School of Music

To be accepted by the School of Music, high school seniors and transfer students interested in majoring or minoring in music must fill out a separate application and schedule an audition. 

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Theatre & Dance

Millikin's School of Theatre & Dance (SoTaD) is known for producing graduates of significant talent. In order to be accepted, prospective students are asked to fill out a separate application and schedule an audition and/or interview that showcases talent or previous work.

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Art Department

Students who wish to major in Art must submit a separate application and portfolio review. The portfolio should include a 250-word essay and examples of recent drawings and/or designs. Optional materials include paintings, graphic design, or 3-D work.

After Acceptance

Next Steps

Once admitted, the Office of Admission will send you a packet detailing your next steps.

After Acceptance

Registration Info

At Registration, students register for classes, meet fellow classmates, and familiarize yourself with campus.


Your First Week

First Week is a week-long orientation event held every August for first-year students.

First Week