807
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,823
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
48
48%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Millsaps College is a Comprehensive institution located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1701 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39210-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Alexander
Vice President of Enrollment and Communications
Email: admissions@millsaps.edu
Phone: 601-974-1050
Fax: 601-974-1059

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology And Anthropology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,276
Applied
2,093
Accepted
807
Enrolled
49%
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Female Admissions

2,450
Females Applied
1,195
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,826
Males Applied
898
Males Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.68
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Secondary school report

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th January 15th
Transfer July 1st March 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 609 560 660
SAT Math 594 550 660
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,290
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Fees

2,620
Full-time student fees
13,730
Room & board
7,680
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

34,823
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,521
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,628
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,671
Avg. Loan Aid
24,511
Avg. Grant Aid
28,403
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

807
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.2%
Black or African American 16.48%
White or Caucasian 66.29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.12%
Asian 3.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Other 2.48%

Gender

Male (50.93%)
Female (49.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 89%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Major Madness, Homecoming and Project Midtown

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministry Team, Student Body Association, SAPS (Campus Programming Board), Inter-fraternity/Panhellenic Councils and intramural sports

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
self-defense education, lighted pathways

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

110
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 85
Part-time - 25