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Millsaps College

1701 N State St, Jackson, MS

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Millsaps College provides an ideal atmosphere for learning, with one teacher for every 10 students and an average class size of 15. Associated with the United Methodist Church, and located on 100 beautiful acres in the heart of Mississippi's capital of Jackson - a progressive southern city of nearly half a million population - Millsaps is home to nearly 1,100 students from 27 states and 24 countries. Our students have intellectual firepower, and know they will be taught by faculty who are as serious about learning as they are.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Millsaps College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better feeling of your chances of getting into Millsaps College.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English24 - 31
ACT ® Math23 - 28
ACT ® Composite Score23 - 29

Acceptance Rate Table

The chances for admission at Millsaps College can be seen in the table below.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions1,077 (61%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled224 (21%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Millsaps College is around 1,100 students, with undergraduate students making up about 91% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $29,000-$35,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $900-$1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$21,408
Receiving Student Loans54%$5,940

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 2%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Millsaps College may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Millsaps College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 66%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years61%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1991)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Social Sciences


English Language and Literature



Physical Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Public Administration and Social Services

Communications and Journalism

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B)

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)
  • Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (B)

Mathematics and Statistics

  • Math (B)
  • Applied Mathematics

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer (B)

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • Latin American Studies (B)
  • European Civilization Studies

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