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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

1701 N State St
Jackson, MS 39210
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Athletic Association
From Millsaps College

You don’t come here. You belong here.

Every college will tell you why it’s special. At Millsaps, we’re special because of students like you.

There’s a lot that happens on our 100 acres in the heart of Jackson, Mississippi. You will learn broadly and deeply. You will find talents or interests you’ve never explored. You will develop friendships that will last a lifetime.

With nearly 40 majors from which to choose, Millsaps prepares you for the work you want to do with your life, whether it’s in. business, medicine, politics, the classics, the arts or the sciences. Your classroom experiences will blend these areas together, building a strong foundation to support you throughout your career. So whether you major in accounting or philosophy, chemistry or music, you will graduate with an appreciation for—and understanding of—broader disciplines that will stay with you for life.

Come visit us, and find out why you’ll belong at Millsaps College.

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Millsaps College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
March 1
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1080-1290
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,457 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,896 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 11 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
36%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

Majors

Biology at Millsaps

Research opportunities include molecular and cell biology, genetics, microbiology and developmental biology. Field opportunities in ecology, evolutionary biology and conservation biology are available, as faculty lead excursions in the state, the American Southwest and at the college’s field station in Mexico. In 2019, Millsaps boasted a 100% acceptance rate to medical school for its graduates.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
768 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
11
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
46%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Intelligent students who get wild when it's time
    55%
  • Polite, Courteous, and Accepting.
    36%
  • Outgoing
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 18 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 24 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Close knit
    55%
  • Fun!
    27%
  • Home away from home
    18%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 7 responses

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