Millsaps College requires a minimum of 128 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Millsaps College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Millsaps College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 49% of students who start college at Millsaps College complete all the credits required within six years.
Millsaps College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Millsaps College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Millsaps College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Millsaps College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Millsaps College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Millsaps College.
Student Designed Majors
Millsaps College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Millsaps College
Millsaps College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Millsaps College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Millsaps College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Millsaps College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Millsaps College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Millsaps College.
❌ Students at Millsaps College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Millsaps College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Millsaps-Wilson Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Millsaps College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Auburn University, Columbia University and Vanderbilt University
•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with University of Mississippi Medical Center and Vanderbilt University
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Millsaps College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Millsaps College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Millsaps College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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