Millsaps College

Jackson, Mississippi
4-year Private university


Millsaps College is a private institution established in 1890 with city setting located at Jackson. It is ranked 124 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $43,815. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 637. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#124 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Location Jackson, Mississippi
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1890
Selectivity Low
Size Small
637 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $39,910
Outstate Tuition Fee $39,910
Room and Board Fees --
$32,696 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


68% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$0 Application Fee
-- Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

The primary language of instruction in secondary school was English for at least 2 years

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$38,299 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$30,749 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $56,590
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
77% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline: March 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Millsaps MeritScholarships
Total Worth Awards range from $18,000 to $34,000.
Eligibility All incoming Freshmen
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress and reside on campus
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
International Student Merit Scholarships
Total Worth --
Eligibility International Students
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Millsaps Legacy Scholarship
Total Worth $1,000
Details The Legacy Scholarship is awarded to all Millsaps legacy students who provide information about their legacy connection at the time of their application for admission.
Music, Performing Arts, and Visual Arts Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details These scholarships will be awarded based on an audition, portfolio review, or an interview.


637 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
75% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
61% Students graduate within 6 years