Milligan University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,150
2.09% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,003
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
99.2%
518 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,338
79.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
64.6%
117 Graduates

About

Milligan University is a higher education institution located in Carter County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Milligan University were General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees awarded), General Health & Physical Education (28 degrees), and Registered Nursing (21 degrees).

In 2020, 370 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Milligan University. 54.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (317 degrees), 26.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Milligan University is $34,150, which is $11,620 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Milligan University is $34,150, which is $11,620 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,003.

In 2020, 92% of undergraduate students attending Milligan University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,150
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Milligan University was $34,150. The cost of tuition at Milligan University is $11,620 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$21,003
2020 Value
3.86%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Milligan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,003. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Milligan University grew by 3.86%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,624
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Milligan University was of $6,624 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.48% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Milligan University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.08% with respect to 2019, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Milligan University received 518 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.47% annual decline. Out of those 518 applicants, 514 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 99.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,338 students enrolled at Milligan University in 2020, and 29% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Milligan University has an overall enrollment yield of 38.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

99.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
514
Accepted Out of 518

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Milligan University was 99.2% (514 admissions from 518 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 98.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −5.47%, while admissions declined by −5.17%.

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SAT Scores

29%
Submission Percentage
58
Scores Submitted

29% of enrolled first-time students at Milligan University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Milligan University has a total enrollment of 1,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Milligan University is 1,064 students and the part-time enrollment is 274. This means that 79.5% of students enrolled at Milligan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Milligan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.9% White, 4.11% Hispanic or Latino, 4.04% Black or African American, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, 0.523% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Milligan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41%), followed by White Male (37.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.9%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.44%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Milligan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Milligan University is 1,064 and the part-time enrollment is 274. This means that 79.5% of students enrolled at Milligan University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Milligan University was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Milligan University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,096
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    55
  3. Black or African American
    54

The enrolled student population at Milligan University is 81.9% White, 4.11% Hispanic or Latino, 4.04% Black or African American, 1.64% Two or More Races, 1.05% Asian, 0.523% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 14 students (1.05%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 34 more women than men received degrees from Milligan University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Milligan University is white (317 degrees awarded). There were 26.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Milligan University is General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees awarded), followed by General Health & Physical Education (28 degrees) and Registered Nursing (21 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Milligan University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Education (42 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milligan University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,887,340 people), Registered nurses (1,415,602 people), Accountants & auditors (1,063,649 people), Other managers (726,860 people), and Financial managers (465,159 people).

The most specialized majors at Milligan University are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Education (42 degrees), Health (87 degrees), and Business (78 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milligan University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Milligan University are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Education (42 degrees), Health (87 degrees), and Business (78 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Milligan University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,261,624 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,832,430 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (621,712 people), Banking & related activities (499,494 people), and Insurance carriers (490,272 people).

The most specialized majors at Milligan University are Theology (34 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Education (42 degrees), Health (87 degrees), and Business (78 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Milligan University.
Most Common
  1. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 21 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Milligan University was General Business Administration & Management with 38 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

168
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
202
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 168 degrees were awarded to men at Milligan University, which is 0.832 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (202).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Milligan University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.41 times more than the 29 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 29 degrees were awarded to women at Milligan University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.707 times less than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

63%
100% Completion Time
70%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 63% of students graduating from Milligan University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Milligan University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    317 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Milligan University is white (317 degrees awarded). There were 26.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    177 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    140 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Milligan University is white female (177 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (140 degrees).

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Operations

Milligan University has an endowment valued at nearly $47.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.16M (4.53%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Milligan University had a total salary expenditure of $28.3M. Milligan University employs 38 Professors, 29 Associate professors, and 28 Assistant professors. Most academics at Milligan University are Male Professors (24), Male Associate professors(15), and Female Professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milligan University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 40 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$47.7M
2020 Endowment
36.2%
growth from 2019

Milligan University has an endowment valued at about $47.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Milligan University grew 36.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.1M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $883k - Federal
  2. $4.09k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Milligan University received $883k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.09k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.2M
2020 Salaries
4.36%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Milligan University paid a median of $13.2M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($28.3M) and a 4.36% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.58% growth from 2018 and a 2.85% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6M
Instructional Salaries
97
Number of Employees

In 2020, Milligan University paid a total of $6M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Milligan University were Professor with 38 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milligan University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Milligan University was Male Professor with 24 employees, Male Associate professor with 15 employees, and Female Professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Milligan University.

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