Milligan College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Tennessee


Milligan College is a small Christian liberal arts college located on a 181-acre campus in Northeast Tennessee. Elizabethton and Johnson City are both nearby. Outdoor lovers will find lots to do in this picturesque area of the Appalachian Mountains. Milligan students come from 40 states and ten countries. The college takes its Christian identity seriously, and the core curriculum includes an interdisciplinary humanities program and Bible courses. The college has a largely undergraduate focus, and students can choose from 25 bachelor's degree and three master's degree programs. Among undergraduates, majors in business and nursing are most popular. Academics are supported by a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Milligan Buffaloes compete in the NAIA Appalachian Athletic Conference for 20 intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Child Development, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1018
Total Grad Students: 88
Undergraduate Students: 930
Faculty: 74

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Percent Male: 41%
Percent Female: 59%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 56%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Milligan Hwy
Milligan College Tennessee 37682


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 27
English 22 29
Math 20 26
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 490 600
Math 490 610
Writing 480 560

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 70%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -70%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 3058

Room and Board: 5650

Tuition and Fees: 25260

Total Cost: 34968

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6170

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 95%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 61%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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