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Jackson, Mississippi

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Chances of getting into Millsaps College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
70%
Admission Difficulty for Millsaps College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Challenging 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Millsaps and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Millsaps is 70%.  It ranks #7 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Millsaps is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,952 out of 2,796 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 37 percent (SAT 1083/1271 ACT 22/26). Millsaps College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.65. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Millsaps application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Millsaps College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Millsaps SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1083-1271
Applicants Submitting SAT 
18%
SAT Scores for Millsaps College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 553
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1083
SAT Scores for Millsaps College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 643
SAT Math 75th 628
SAT Composite 75th 1271
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Millsaps College?

Millsaps College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1083 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 990. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. Millsaps ranks #3 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Millsaps College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1271 and Above Good >82%
1177 to 1271 Avg + 70%-82%
1083 to 1177 Avg - 55%-70%
989 to 1083 Reach 39%-55%
Less than 989 Low <39%
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Millsaps ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
89%
ACT Scores for Millsaps College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Millsaps College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Millsaps?

Admission data indicates that Millsaps regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Millsaps College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Millsaps College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
26 and Above Good >82%
24 to 26 Avg + 70%-82%
22 to 24 Avg - 55%-70%
20 to 22 Reach 39%-55%
Less than 20 Low <39%
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Millsaps GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.65
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Millsaps College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Millsaps. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Millsaps College was 3.65 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Millsaps accepts 70% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Millsaps College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 23.54% Good
3.75 to 3.99 25.49% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 25.49% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 9.8% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 9.15% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 3.92% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.96% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.65% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Millsaps College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,609 1,187 2,796
Accepted 1,148 804 1,952
Acceptance Rate 71% 68% 70%
Enrolled 81 87 168
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 11% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
62

Applicants have 62 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Millsaps College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Millsaps College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Millsaps College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Millsaps College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175980 IPEDS survey data for Millsaps College.

FAQs

Does Millsaps College prefer SAT or ACT?

18% of students submit their SAT scores to Millsaps. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Millsaps College?

70% of those who apply are granted admission to Millsaps. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Millsaps College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1083 and 1271. 18% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Millsaps College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.