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Millsaps College

Jackson, MS 4-Year Private

About Millsaps College

Millsaps College is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Jackson, MS

Founded in 1890, Millsaps College currently enrolls around 699 students a year, including 665 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Millsaps College's endowment was valued at $100,760,000 in 2021.

Admissions Facts About Millsaps College

Acceptance rate: 70%

Average GPA: 3.65

Mean ACT score: 24

Mean SAT score: 1167

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: July 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Millsaps College Acceptance Rate

Admission to Millsaps College is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at Millsaps College is 70 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.65 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1167. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Millsaps College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Millsaps College, around 70 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 235 students who started at Millsaps College as first-time freshman, 109 graduate within four years.

Millsaps College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 70 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $32,361 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Millsaps College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Millsaps College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1701 North State Street Jackson, MS 39210

Campus Setting: Urban

Millsaps College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Millsaps College is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Millsaps College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Millsaps College ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


21 to 27


21 and Less


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Millsaps College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1073 - 1278


Math SAT Range

528 - 653


Reading SAT Range

550 - 640

Millsaps College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Millsaps College is like? There are approximately 821 students enrolled at Millsaps College, including 780 undergraduate students and 41 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 45% percent are from MS and 55% percent of students are from other states.


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