Millsaps College

1701 N State St, Jackson, United States
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Overview of Millsaps College

About this school

Millsaps, founded in 1890, is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the Methodist Church. Its 100-acre campus is located in Jackson.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:807
    • Men:411 (50.9%)
    • Women:396 (49.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Millsaps College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
1
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
1
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1701 North State Street
City, State, Zip
Jackson, MS  39210-0001
Phone
(601) 974-1050
Fax
(601) 974-1059
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins March 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
October 15
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Secondary school report required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
49% of 4,276 applicants were admitted
Women
49% of 2,450 applicants were admitted
Men
49% of 1,826 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
248 (12%) of 2,093 admitted students enrolled
Women
126 (11%) of 1,195 admitted students enrolled
Men
122 (14%) of 898 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.68
375 And Above
47%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
594 average |550-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
15%
• Score 600 - 700
51%
• Score 500 - 600
25%
• Score 400 - 500
8%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
609 average |560-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
53%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
8%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
19%
• Score 24 - 29
46%
• Score 18 - 23
36%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $39,910 (70.52482770807563%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,730 (24.2622371443718%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.1205159922247745%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,750 (3.0924191553277964%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Millsaps College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002414
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
205 (89.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
176 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
176 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
41 (23.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$35,521
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 175 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,260
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 139 (79.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,594
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 35 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
53 (23.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $27,240

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
586 (73.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
517 (88.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
517 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
103 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$34,823
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 515 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,403
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 419 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,713
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 80 (15.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
269 (33.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,511

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,569
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


85

Part-Time Faculty


25

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


39%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 40% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 76% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Millsaps College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


62.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


65.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


67.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (31)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Latin American Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


172,638

Nearest Metropolitan Area


100 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 90.6 average high in September
Rain
109 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
8 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Jackson

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


89% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


11%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Millsaps College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, campus ministry team, student body association, saps (campus programming board), inter-fraternity/panhellenic councils, intramural sports

Sororities


64% of women participate

Fraternities


60% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


796

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
807
Women
396
Men
411

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.5% Asian
  • 17.3% Black/African-American
  • 5.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 69.8% White
  • 2.6% Unknown

International Students


5.0% from 29 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


52

Student Resources

Study resources