Tuition & Fees

$41,314

$41,314

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
38%
500-599
49%
400-499
4%
700-800
11%
600-699
24%
500-599
61%
400-499
4%
30-36
29%
24-29
32%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
37%
18-23
47%
12-17
9%
30-36
19%
24-29
40%
18-23
41%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,468
Declined + 1,693
Total Received 4,161
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Private (nonprofit)

798

undergraduate students

66

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 1471
ACT 2212
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Location

School Facts

Millsaps College, founded in 1890, is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church located on 100 acres in Jackson, MS.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 864
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Jackson, MS

100-acre campus in Jackson (population: 166,965), 190 miles from New Orleans and 210 miles from Memphis. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Millsaps College
1701 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39210-0001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 58% of male students
 
4 sororities 49% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
38%
500-599
49%
400-499
4%
700-800
11%
600-699
24%
500-599
61%
400-499
4%
30-36
29%
24-29
32%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
37%
18-23
47%
12-17
9%
30-36
19%
24-29
40%
18-23
41%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,468
Declined + 1,693
Total Received 4,161

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Robert Alexander
Vice President of Enrollment and Communications
P: 800 352-1050
F: 601 974-1059
admissions@millsaps.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 352-1050
F: 601 974-1224
financialaid@millsaps.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Isabelle E. Higbee
Director of Financial Aid
isabelle.higbee@millsaps.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Fencing, Martial Arts, Outdoor Adventure, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Dance Team, Fencing, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Outdoor Adventure, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cycling, Dodgeball, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Handball, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Donald Brooks (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jaime Burns Fisher (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Majors
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art History
Art/Studio Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Economics
Elementary Education
English
European Studies
Geology
Geophysics
History
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Neurophilosophy
Neuroscience/Cognitive Studies
Philosophy
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Religious Studies/Sociology/Anthropology
Self-Designed Major
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

864

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

798
students

Female
52%
414

Male
48%
384

8%

66
students

Female
35%
23

Male
65%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

790
students

Female
53%
411

Male
47%
379

2%

8
students

Female
38%
3

Male
62%
5

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
20%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

97%

Transfer applicants accepted

25%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented China
Germany
India
Rwanda
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Molly West
Director of International Recruitment
609 974-1063
molly.west@millsaps.edu

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