Reduced Tuition Rate + Additional Scholarships & Aid
Up to four Years. Guaranteed.

Millikin University is pleased to offer the Macon Promise, a reduced annual undergraduate tuition rate of $26,000. This rate represents a 33% discount from the current tuition cost and is locked in for up to four years. Students will also receive additional scholarships and aid based on their application for admission to Millikin and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( Our Macon Promise tuition rate provides the benefits of a small, private education at a price comparable to in-state colleges.

Who is eligible for the reduced tuition:

  • Any student who lives in Macon County
  • Students who previously attended or currently attend a Macon County high School (Includes Central A&M and Cerro Gordo high schools)
  • Students transferring from Richland Community College

The following schools are included:

Argenta-Oreana High School, Central A&M High School, Cerro Gordo High School, Douglas MacArthur High School, Decatur Christian High School, Eisenhower High School, Lutheran School Association, Maroa-Forsyth High School, Meridian High School, Mount Zion High School, Richland Community College, Saint Teresa High School, Sangamon Valley High School, Warrensburg-Latham High School and home-schooled students in Macon County.

Why Millikin?

Our graduates get the best jobs, are accepted into the best graduate schools and have a 99% success rate – all at an affordable cost. Millikin University is here for Macon County. We promise.


*The Macon Promise initiative was announced in October 2020 for new students entering during the 2021-22 academic year forward.