Millsaps College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Millsaps College
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Millsaps College Admissions Overview:

Millsaps College, with an acceptance rate of 59%, is a somewhat selective school. Those interested in applying can submit an application through the school or with the Common Application. Along with an application, prospective students will need to submit high school transcripts and scores from the SAT or ACT. Campus visits are not required of applicants, but are encouraged for any interested students. For more information about the admissions process, check out the school's website, or get in touch with the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

Millsaps College Description:

Located in Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, Millsaps College is one of the 40 schools to be featured in Loren Pope's Colleges That Change Lives. The college has a highly respected business program, and Millsaps' focus on writing across disciplines has earned praise by U.S. News & World Report. The college's strong liberal arts curriculum has earned it a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, and prospective students should be sure to check out the school's interesting program in the Yucatan peninsula. Popular sports at Millsaps include football, basketball, golf, track and field, volleyball, and lacrosse. Millsaps made my lists of the top Mississippi colleges and top South Central colleges

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 866 (802 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,110
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,970
  • Other Expenses: $1,750
  • Total Cost: $53,030

Millsaps College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 72%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $27,608
    • Loans: $6,998

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, English, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 82%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 69%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 72%

Intercollegiate Athletic Association:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Football, Golf, Basketball, Lacrosse
  • Women's Sports: Volleyball, Tennis, Soccer, Lacrosse, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Millsaps College and the Common Application

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