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Millsaps College Overview

Millsaps College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Jackson, Mississippi. The city atmosphere of Jackson makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Millsaps College Known For?

181 Undergraduate Awards
$30,615 Avg Cost After Aid
49% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Millsaps since the student to facuty ratio is 9 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at Millsaps is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 79% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Millsaps with a bachelor's degree make about $48,100 a year. That's 18% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • The average Millsaps student graduates in 4.0 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Millsaps College?

Location of Millsaps College

Contact details for Millsaps are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1701 N State St, Jackson, MS 39210-0001
Phone: 601-974-1000

How Do I Get Into Millsaps?

You can apply to Millsaps online at:

Admission Requirements for Millsaps

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Millsaps?

49% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
20% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate of Millsaps College is 49%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 49%, and the acceptance rate for women is 49%.

Average Test Scores

About 20% of students accepted to Millsaps submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 660. Math scores were between 550 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Millsaps College  ( 560 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Millsaps College  ( 550 to 660 )
Millsaps received ACT scores from 86% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 30. Math scores were between 20 and 26. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Millsaps College  ( 23 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Millsaps College  ( 20 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Millsaps College  ( 22 to 28 )

Can I Afford Millsaps College?

$30,615 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
6.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Millsaps is $30,615. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Millsaps, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $6,914 a year. That adds up to $27,656 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Millsaps is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Millsaps College Undergraduate Student Diversity

792 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 799 undergraduate students at Millsaps, with 792 being full-time and 7 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Millsaps

There are also 66 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 792 full-time undergraduates at Millsaps, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Millsaps

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Millsaps College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Millsaps Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 26
Black or African American 159
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 500
International Students 38
Other Races/Ethnicities 30

Geographic Diversity

Mississippi students aren't the only ones who study at Millsaps College. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 31 countries are represented at Millsaps. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Germany, and Rwanda.

Online Learning at Millsaps College

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Millsaps College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 33 43 76
Accounting 21 14 35
General Psychology 20 0 20
General Biology 16 0 16
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 9 0 9
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 8 0 8
History 8 0 8
Sociology 8 0 8
Economics 7 0 7
Political Science & Government 7 0 7
Geological & Earth Sciences 6 0 6
General Visual & Performing Arts 6 0 6
Communication & Journalism (Other) 5 0 5
General Education 4 0 4
Philosophy 4 0 4
Chemistry 4 0 4
Music 4 0 4
General English Literature 3 0 3
Sociology & Anthropology 2 0 2
Area Studies 1 0 1
Classical Languages & Literature 1 0 1
Applied Mathematics 1 0 1
Mathematics 1 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 1 0 1
Religious Studies 1 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0
TOTAL 181 57 238


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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