99% Success Rate

A worldwide pandemic didn't stop our graduates! *99% of Millikin University's Class of 2021 gained employment or entered graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.

Millikin students don't just graduate – Millikin students succeed

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 2021


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

Chris Reining ’01

Chris Reining

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

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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.

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Allyson Isenhower

Biology major gears up for dental school by utilizing research opportunities

Big Blue Takeover

Millikin 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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