If you are planning on applying to Millsaps College, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Millsaps College's admissions stats.
|Millsaps College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Mean SAT Score||1167|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||12.73%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||92.73%|
These are the application deadlines for Millsaps College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||January 15|
Millsaps College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Millsaps College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Millsaps College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Millsaps College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Millsaps College accepted 70% of all applicants, about 1,952 of the 2,796 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Millsaps College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Millsaps College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
What does Millsaps College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Millsaps College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Millsaps College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Millsaps College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||secondary school report|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Millsaps College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Millsaps College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Millsaps College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 12.73% of Millsaps College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 92.73% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Millsaps College applicants, you should aim to score between 1120 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Millsaps College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1120, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Millsaps College student is 1167.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Millsaps College students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Millsaps College students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
To be most competitive at Millsaps College, you should strive to earn between 21.25 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Millsaps College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 21.25 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Millsaps College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.25.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Millsaps College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Millsaps College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Millsaps College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Millsaps College.
Does Millsaps College accept transfer credits?
✅ Millsaps College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Millsaps College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Millsaps College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Millsaps College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Millsaps College?
❌ No, Millsaps College is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to submit your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Millsaps College's acceptance rate?
✅ Millsaps College has an acceptance rate of 70%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Millsaps College?
❌ Millsaps College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Millsaps College? Millsaps College is a somewhat selective institution. The Millsaps College acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 69 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
26 and Above
21 to 26
21 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Millsaps College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Millsaps College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1120 to 1250
1120 and Less
The median SAT score for Millsaps College students is 1167. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Millsaps College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Millsaps College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Millsaps College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.65. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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