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Chances of getting into Millsaps College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.8%
Admission Difficulty for Millsaps College
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Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Millsaps and can I get accepted? The school has a 69% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,594 out of 5,223 applicants were admitted making Millsaps a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. Millsaps College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 6% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Millsaps College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Millsaps SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT
18%
SAT Scores for Millsaps College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Millsaps College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1190

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 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Millsaps College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1290 and Above Good >79%
1185 to 1290 Avg + 69%-79%
1080 to 1185 Avg - 57%-69%
975 to 1080 Reach 44%-57%
Less than 975 Low <44%
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Millsaps ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for Millsaps College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Millsaps College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 #5 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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 >81%
23 to 26 Avg + 69%-81%
21 to 23 Avg - 59%-69%
19 to 21 Reach 49%-59%
Less than 19 Low <49%
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Millsaps GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.55
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 3.55 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 69% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Millsaps College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

59% of Millsaps College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Millsaps College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 31%
Top 25% of class 59%
Top 50% of class 85%
Bottom 50% of class 15%
Bottom 25% of class 3%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Millsaps College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,308 1,915 5,223
Accepted 2,269 1,325 3,594
Acceptance Rate 69% 69% 69%
Enrolled 111 92 203
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 5% 7% 6%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
8

Applicants have 8 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Admission Requirements

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

Millsaps College Admission 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?

69% 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 1080 and 1290. 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 21 and 26. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.