Millsaps College

Jackson, MS

Millsaps College

Jackson, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$41,314

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
53%
500-599
35%
400-499
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
35%
500-599
46%
400-499
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
48%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,594
Declined 1,629
Total Received 5,223
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Private

780

undergraduate students

41

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 821
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation United Methodist

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Jackson-Evers International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88.6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Ministry Team
  • Student Body Association
  • SAPS (Campus Programming Board)
  • Inter-fraternity/Panhellenic Councils
  • intramural sports

Top Events

  • Major Madness
  • Homecoming
  • Project Midtown
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
53%
500-599
35%
400-499
3%
700-800
14%
600-699
35%
500-599
46%
400-499
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
48%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.67

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,594
Declined 1,629
Total Received 5,223

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

interview
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Basketball, Fencing, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Field hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Cognitive Science
Computer Science
Economics, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
European Studies/Civilization
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Latin American Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

821

total students

45.5%

in-state

54.5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

780
students

Female
55%
426

Male
45%
354

5%

41
students

Female
24%
10

Male
76%
31

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

769
students

Female
55%
421

Male
45%
348

2%

11
students

Female
46%
5

Male
54%
6

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 63%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

18

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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