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#3722 of 14,131 In the World
#1079 of 2,597 In North America
#1007 of 2,496 In the United States
#10 of 18 In Mississippi
#3 of 5 In Jackson
#690 of 1,000 For Archaeology
#2922 of 5,073 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
70%
Average SAT
1177
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$24,263 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
669
Graduates
43
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Millsaps College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 70% 68% 71%
Applicants 2,796 1,187 1,609
Admissions 1,952 804 1,148
Freshmen enrolled full time 168 87 81

502 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
33 or 20%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1083
or below

75% of them
had 1271
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Millsaps College are 1083-1271 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
163 or 97%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Millsaps College are 22-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 434 (61%)
Black or African American 171 (24%)
Hispanic 36 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 26 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 21 (3%)
Asian 20 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,263/year
Average aid awarded
$33,776
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $18,301
$30-48K $18,999
$48-75K $23,766
$75-110K $26,786
$110K+ $28,955

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $38,600$23,568
Tuition in-state $38,600$23,568
Tuition out-of-state $38,600$23,568
Fee in-district $2,714$480
Fee in-state $2,714$480
Fee out-of-state $2,714$480

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 807
Combined charge for room and board $14,210
Room charge $7,950
Meal charge $6,260

Millsaps College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 33 23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 26
Accounting 13 9
Psychology, General 20
Political Science and Government, General 13
Biochemistry 12
Neuroscience 10
History, General 9
Sociology, General 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 4
Education, General 4
Music, General 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Economics, General 3
English Language and Literature, General 3
Religion & Religious Studies 3
Visual and Performing Arts, General 3
Applied Mathematics, General 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
Mathematics, General 2
Chemistry, General 1
Creative Writing 1
Environmental Science 1
Geology & Earth Science, General 1
Philosophy 1
Physics, General 1
Grand Total 183 32
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 59% 77%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
462
Citations
9,533

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
167 / 2,037
Environmental Science
69 / 1,631
Business
57 / 866
Psychology
55 / 2,400
Art & Design
47 / 171
Biology
46 / 1,742
Computer Science
42 / 1,372
Sociology
40 / 301
Physics
38 / 879
Medicine
35 / 792
History
34 / 273
Geology
32 / 976
Philosophy
28 / 19
Mathematics
27 / 607
Chemistry
26 / 849
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
24 / 15
Earth science and Geophysics
22 / 487
Economics
22 / 370
Engineering
21 / 968
Social Psychology
20 / 676
Classics and Ancient History
19 / 349
Atomic and Molecular physics
19 / 121
Archaeology
18 / 644
Ecology
16 / 191
Math Teachers
15 / 270
Geography and Cartography
14 / 350
Marketing
14 / 411
Demography
13 / 38
Political Science
13 / 36
Education Majors
13 / 89
Accounting
13 / 118
Communications and Public Relations
12 / 70
Creative Writing
11 / 116
Literature
11 / 9
Management Information Systems
9 / 142
Cognitive Science
9 / 882
Hydrology and Water resources management
8 / 417
Child Psychology
8 / 605
Organic Chemistry
8 / 70
Gender Studies
7 / 387

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 31
1992 9 22
1993 3 19
1994 7 36
1995 6 22
1996 9 70
1997 10 78
1998 7 83
1999 14 90
2000 17 111
2001 16 135
2002 12 149
2003 12 183
2004 14 228
2005 13 223
2006 20 309
2007 10 316
2008 15 357
2009 19 375
2010 28 446
2011 39 496
2012 29 615
2013 31 667
2014 22 746
2015 16 719
2016 20 705
2017 22 688
2018 32 690
2019 24 862
2020 34 1095
2021 11 992

Millsaps College alumni

  1. Tate Reeves

    Tate Reeves
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jonathon Tate Reeves is an American politician from Mississippi. A Republican, he has been the 65th governor of Mississippi since 2020. Reeves was previously state treasurer (2004–2012) and the 32nd lieutenant governor (2012–2020).

  2. Cassandra Wilson

    Cassandra Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    jazz musicianrecording artistjazz singersongwriter
    Biography

    Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz singer, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi. She has been described by critic Gary Giddins as "a singer blessed with an unmistakable timbre and attack [who has] expanded the playing field" by incorporating blues, country, and folk music into her work.

  3. Walter Gordon

    Walter Gordon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-1997 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Corporal Walter Scott Gordon Jr. was a non-commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army during World War II.

  4. Kiese Laymon

    Kiese Laymon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    novelistwriter
    Biography

    Kiese Laymon is a Black southern writer from Jackson, Mississippi. He is a professor of English and Creative Writing at Rice University. He is the author of three full-length books: a novel, Long Division, and two memoirs, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America (2013) and the award-winning Heavy: An American Memoir (2018).

General info

Alternative names Millsaps
Founded 1890
Motto Ad Excellentiam
Toward Excellence
Colors purple, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May. Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 226
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 1701 N State St
Jackson, Mississippi, 39210-0001
United States
City population 154,000
Phone 6019741000
Fax +1 (601) 974 1456

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