After Millikin

Millikin graduates leave our campus ready to compete, prepared to lead, and postured for success. Our Performance Learning experiences, internships and study abroad opportunities, our approach to experiential learning outside the classroom, our committed faculty and connected alumni networks all result in solid outcomes for every Millikin student, whatever their pursuit. The goal may be professional engagement. But the key is Millikin’s personal commitment.   

Graduate Success Rate

Class of 2017-2018


Includes a combination of students employed full-time, continuing education and employed part-time.

Career Readiness

Graduates rated how the MU experience helped them to develop their career-readiness competencies employers expect.

  • 92.1% - Satisfied with current position
  • 97.8% - Professionalism/Work ethic
  • 95% - Strengths in leadership

Average Income

60.9% of students make


with 16.2% of those graduates reporting an income of $60,000 or more.

Hear from Our Graduates

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Heidy Perales

Millikin always wanted to see me succeed. These are only the very first couple of steps. I am here because of the encouragement I received from the professors that taught me.


Jacob Hamilton

I believe that choosing a wide range of study interests and extracurricular activities while at Millikin truly helped to shape my future. College is a trial run for real life so it is the time to attempt something you’ve always wanted to try but never thought you could do. 

Chris Reining ’01

Chris Reining

Millikin major: Management Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science 

Big Blue Takeover

Millikin 2017-2018 graduates can be found working all over the United States and beyond, like in Paris and Uganda.


Top Employers

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Decatur Public Schools
  • St. John’s Hospital
  • Decatur Memorial Hospital
  • State Farm
  • St. Mary’s Hospital

Top Graduate Schools

  • Millikin Unviersity
  • Illinois State University
  • John Marshall School of Law
  • Washington University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • St. Louis University
  • Ball State University
  • Logan University College of Chiropractic
  • Northern Illinois University

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