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Mississippi College

Clinton, MS 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate49%

Mississippi College Admissions

Mississippi College is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Mississippi College is 49%. Last year, 2,339 students applied to Mississippi College and 1,146 were admitted.

Consult with Mississippi College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Students who apply to Mississippi College for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by May 1.

Mississippi College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Mississippi College's admissions stats.

Mississippi College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 0%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 91%
Waitlist No

Mississippi College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Mississippi College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Mississippi College?

Mississippi College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Mississippi College directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Mississippi College Admissions

Is Mississippi College Hard To Get Into?

Mississippi College is a moderately difficult school to get into. Mississippi College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Mississippi College accepted 49% of all applicants, around 1,146 from the 2,339 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Mississippi 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.

Transferring to Mississippi College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Mississippi College

Mississippi College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Mississippi College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Mississippi College

What does Mississippi College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Academic GPA Considered

Make sure to check with Mississippi College for more information on admission factors.

Mississippi College Application Requirements

To apply to Mississippi College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Mississippi 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
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Other Requirements Immunization certificate
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Mississippi College?

Mississippi College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school. Mississippi College considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Mississippi College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 0% of Mississippi College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 91% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Mississippi College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Mississippi College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Mississippi College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to Mississippi College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Mississippi College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Mississippi College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Mississippi College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Mississippi College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Mississippi College.

Does Mississippi College accept transfer credits?

✅ Mississippi College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Mississippi College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Mississippi College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Mississippi College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Mississippi College?

✅ Mississippi College is not test optional.

What is Mississippi College's acceptance rate?

✅ Mississippi College's acceptance rate is 49%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Mississippi College?

🟨 Mississippi College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Mississippi College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Mississippi College? Mississippi College is a somewhat selective institution. The Mississippi College acceptance rate is 49%. This means that the institution accepts 48 out of every 100 applicants.


Mississippi College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mississippi College is Continuous processing.

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

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

Mississippi College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Mississippi College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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