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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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||550|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
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
|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%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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
59% of Millsaps College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||5%||7%||6%|
Applicants have 8 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Millsaps College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Millsaps College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
18% of students submit their SAT scores to Millsaps. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.