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 an enrollment of around 1,100 students.

Many of the students that got into this school earned an SAT score between 1018 - 1250, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 23 - 28. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Millsaps College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.52. 47% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Millsaps College, from which 19 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Millsaps College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Millsaps College was reported as 47.4% in Fall 2013 with over 1,900 college 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: 23 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Millsaps College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Millsaps College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Millsaps College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.6%
  • 2010-2011: 76.6%
  • 2011-2012: 60.5%
  • 2012-2013: 54.8%
  • 2013-2014: 47.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 57.0%

How Does Millsaps College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Millsaps College is seventeen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Tougaloo College35.5%
Stillman College43.0%
Judson College73.9%
Rust College13.9%

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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Millsaps College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English23 - 30
Math22 - 26
Composite Score23 - 28
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