About Decatur

Downtown Decatur

Millikin University is located in Decatur, Ill., with a population of approximately 70,000 residents. Our students don't just live in Decatur; they get involved. Whether MU students work as interns at one of two area hospitals, attend a concert at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheatre or shop downtown, they become an important part of Decatur's culture.

  • Decatur is in close proximity to three of the largest job markets in the U.S. - Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis - and home to both Fortune 100 companies and small businesses alike. Additionally, approximately 50 miles north of Decatur, Bloomington, Ill. is home to one of the nation's largest insurance companies, which works with Millikin to create internship and employment opportunities for MU graduates.

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