Millsaps College

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Millsaps College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Jackson, MS, a predominately urban area. Millsaps College has only around 820 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

Many of the students that got into this school earned an SAT score between 1080 - 1290, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 21 - 26. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Millsaps College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. 69% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Millsaps College, from which 6 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Millsaps College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Millsaps College was reported as 68.8% in Fall 2020 with over 5,220 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Millsaps College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Millsaps College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Millsaps College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.1%
  • 2017-2018: 48.9%
  • 2018-2019: 59.3%
  • 2019-2020: 68.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 56.9%

How Does Millsaps College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Millsaps College is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Tougaloo College70.7%
Stillman College36.6%
Judson College37.2%
Rust College50.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Millsaps College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 640
Math530 - 650
Total Score1080 - 1290
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 26
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