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Want the scoop on Millsaps College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Millsaps offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Millsaps College Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Millsaps College was awarded 18 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Millsaps landed the #369 spot in College Factual's 2020 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,727 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Millsaps also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Mississippi ranking.

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 49%, 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 560 and 660. Math scores were between 550 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Millsaps College  ( 560 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Millsaps College  ( 550 to 660 )
Millsaps received ACT scores from 86% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Millsaps College  ( 22 to 28 )

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Millsaps College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Millsaps, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 9 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access student will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Millsaps College is 83%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  83 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Millsaps College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Millsaps College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 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 59%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  59 out of 100

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

Good Overall Diversity at Millsaps

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 807 undergraduates at Millsaps with 797 being full-time and 10 being part-time.

Millsaps Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Millsaps is 76.58 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  76.58 out of 100
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How Much Does Millsaps College Cost?

The overall average net price of Millsaps is $22,292. 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 +
$16,906 $18,856 $21,195 $23,668 $27,130

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 75% of students took out student loans averaging $7,467 a year. That adds up to $29,868 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Millsaps is 6.1%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Millsaps make about $48,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Millsaps students since it is 18% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Millsaps College make the most money.

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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Location of Millsaps College

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 2017-2018 academic year, students from 25 majors graduated from Millsaps College. Of these students, 203 received undergraduate degrees and 35 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

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

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