Milligan College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in TN, Milligan College is one of the best universities in the state of Tennessee. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Milligan College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Milligan College.

PO Box 500 Milligan College, TN 37682
Phone: (423) 461-8730
Web site:

Rankings: Milligan College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 8
Score: 81
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 7
Average freshman retention rate: 72.8%
6-year graduation rate: 56.7%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 19
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 67.9%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 1.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 12:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 80.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 3
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-25
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 25%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 63%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 74.3%
Financial resources rank: 39
Alumni giving rank: 8
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 24.8%

Milligan College History

Essential Facts: Milligan College

  • Milligan College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degrees.
  • Milligan University is a private institution that was founded in 1866. Milligan University’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities South, #18.
  • Milligan is organized into five academic schools which reflect the Areas of Learning first proposed for Milligan College by President Dean Walker in 1959.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 74%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 65%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 95%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook