Milligan University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,450
2.92% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$20,223
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
98.9%
548 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,310
81.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
70.1%
122 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 (41 degrees awarded), General Health & Physical Education (33 degrees), and Registered Nursing (32 degrees).

In 2019, 352 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Milligan University. 64.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (295 degrees), 14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Milligan University is $33,450, which is $11,424 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Milligan University is $33,450, which is $11,424 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,223.

In 2019, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 54% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,450
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Milligan University was $33,450. The cost of tuition at Milligan University is $11,424 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$20,223
2019 Value
0.683%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Milligan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,223. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Milligan University grew by 0.683%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,464
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Milligan University was of $6,464 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.13% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
54%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Milligan University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.2% with respect to 2018, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Milligan University received 548 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13.7% annual growth. Out of those 548 applicants, 542 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,310 students enrolled at Milligan University in 2019, and 31% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Milligan University has an overall enrollment yield of 41.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
542
Accepted Out of 548

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Milligan University was 98.9% (542 admissions from 548 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 83.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 13.7%, while admissions grew by 34.8%.

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SAT Scores

31%
Submission Percentage
70
Scores Submitted

31% of enrolled first-time students at Milligan University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Milligan University has a total enrollment of 1,310 students. The full-time enrollment at Milligan University is 1,069 students and the part-time enrollment is 241. This means that 81.6% of students enrolled at Milligan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Milligan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.1% White, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 3.21% Black or African American, 1.37% Two or More Races, 0.992% Asian, 0.305% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.153% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Milligan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.9%), followed by White Male (35.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.3%), followed by White Male (34.4%) and Black or African American Male (1.32%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Milligan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,310 students. The full-time enrollment at Milligan University is 1,069 and the part-time enrollment is 241. This means that 81.6% of students enrolled at Milligan University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2019 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Milligan University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,075
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    47
  3. Black or African American
    42

The enrolled student population at Milligan University is 82.1% White, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 3.21% Black or African American, 1.37% Two or More Races, 0.992% Asian, 0.305% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.153% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 46 students (3.51%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 102 more women than men received degrees from Milligan University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Milligan University is white (295 degrees awarded). There were 14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Milligan University is General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees awarded), followed by General Health & Physical Education (33 degrees) and Registered Nursing (32 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 (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), and Education (44 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 (1,670,691 people), Accountants & auditors (1,017,752 people), Other managers (821,914 people), Secondary school teachers (583,107 people), and Financial managers (521,124 people).

The most specialized majors at Milligan University are Theology (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Education (44 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Business (84 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, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Milligan University are Theology (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Education (44 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Business (84 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 (3,395,220 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (679,153 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (539,239 people), Computer Systems Design (536,749 people), and Banking & related activities (523,975 people).

The most specialized majors at Milligan University are Theology (31 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (33 degrees), Education (44 degrees), Psychology (19 degrees), and Business (84 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. 41 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 32 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Milligan University was General Business Administration & Management with 41 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

125
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
227
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Milligan University, which is 0.551 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (227).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Milligan University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.74 times more than the 27 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 30 degrees were awarded to women at Milligan University in Registered Nursing, which is 15 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 60% of students graduating from Milligan University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Milligan University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    295 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Milligan University is white (295 degrees awarded). There were 14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    190 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    105 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Milligan University is white female (190 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (105 degrees).

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Operations

Milligan University has an endowment valued at nearly $35M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $285k (0.813%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Milligan University had a total salary expenditure of $27.2M. Milligan University employs 33 Professors, 31 Associate professors, and 24 Assistant professors. Most academics at Milligan University are Male Professors (23), Female Associate professors(18), and Male Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milligan University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 33 employees, Management, with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$35M
2019 Endowment
1.13%
decline from 2018

Milligan University has an endowment valued at about $35M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Milligan University declined 1.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.45M lower 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. $144k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Milligan University received $144k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.6M
2019 Salaries
4.58%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Milligan University paid a median of $12.6M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($27.2M) and a 4.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.85% growth from 2017 and a 4.42% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.27M
Instructional Salaries
92
Number of Employees

In 2019, Milligan University paid a total of $5.27M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Milligan University were Professor with 33 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 24 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Milligan University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees; Management with 31 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Milligan University was Male Professor with 23 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 13 employees.

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

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