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Millsaps College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Millsaps College, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is July 1 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Millsaps College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Millsaps College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Mean SAT Score 1167
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 12.73%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 92.73%
Waitlist No

Applying Early to Millsaps College?

Millsaps College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar!

The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Millsaps College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Millsaps College

Getting into Millsaps College is moderately difficult. 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 students, around 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.

What's Most Important to Get In to Millsaps College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Millsaps College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

Millsaps College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Millsaps College 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)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Interview
Other Requirements secondary school report
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Millsaps College?

Students admitted to Millsaps College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Millsaps College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 25.49%
3.50 and 3.74 25.49%
3.25 and 3.49 9.8%
3.00 and 3.24 9.15%
2.50 and 2.9 3.92%
2.00 and 2.49 1.96%

Millsaps College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Millsaps College has a test optional admissions policy. 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.

What's a Good SAT Score for Millsaps College?

To be competitive with other Millsaps College applicants, you should strive to earn 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.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Millsaps College?

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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Transferring to Millsaps College

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

Millsaps College Admissions FAQs

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 it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..

What is Millsaps College's acceptance rate?

Millsaps College's acceptance rate is 70%.

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Millsaps College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

70%

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.

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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

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ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

21 to 26

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Millsaps College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1250

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Math SAT Range

530 - 630

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Reading SAT Range

560 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1250 and Above

Good

1120 to 1250

Avg

1120 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Millsaps College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.65

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

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.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

699

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,960

Out-of-State

$42,960

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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