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Millsaps College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Millsaps College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Millsaps College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Millsaps College was awarded 68 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Millsaps as #1,752 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 30 colleges in Mississippi, Millsaps is ranked at #14.

See all of the rankings for Millsaps College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Millsaps?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Millsaps College is a competitive 70%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 20% of students accepted to Millsaps submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 553 and 643. Math scores were between 530 and 628.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Millsaps College  ( 553 to 643 )

SAT Math Scores for Millsaps College  ( 530 to 628 )
Millsaps received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Millsaps College  ( 22 to 26 )

Learn more about Millsaps College admissions.

Millsaps College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Millsaps is an impressive 9 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Millsaps College is 76%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  76 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Millsaps College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Millsaps College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Millsaps for first-time, full-time students is 60%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  60 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Millsaps College.

Millsaps College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 669 undergraduates at Millsaps with 660 being full-time and 9 being part-time.

How Much Does Millsaps College Cost?

The overall average net price of Millsaps is $23,821. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Millsaps

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,348 $19,960 $22,726 $27,498 $26,787

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Millsaps, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Millsaps, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $7,689 a year. That adds up to $30,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Millsaps is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Millsaps Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Millsaps make around $48,100 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Millsaps graduates since it is 21% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Millsaps College make the most money.

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Location of Millsaps College

Millsaps College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Jackson, Mississippi. The city atmosphere of Jackson makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Millsaps are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1701 N State St, Jackson, MS 39210-0001
Phone: 601-974-1000

Millsaps College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Millsaps College. Of these students, 201 received undergraduate degrees and 32 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 33 $38,337
General Biology 27 NA
General Psychology 23 $26,353
Political Science & Government 17 NA
Accounting 13 NA
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 12 NA
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 10 NA
History 10 NA
Economics 8 NA
Sociology 7 $24,035

Learn more about the majors offered at Millsaps College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Millsaps

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 503 students took at least one online class at Millsaps College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 503 1
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Millsaps College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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