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Millsaps Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

48.9%
Admission Difficulty for Millsaps College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Millsaps? The school has a 49% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,093 out of 4,276 applicants were admitted making Millsaps a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. Millsaps College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1180-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
20%
SAT Scores for Millsaps College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1180
SAT Scores for Millsaps College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1380
Estimated Average SAT 1280
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Millsaps College?

Millsaps College typically requires applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1080. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1280 out of 1600. 20 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Millsaps College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >62%
1280 to 1380 Avg + 49%-62%
1180 to 1280 Avg - 36%-49%
1080 to 1180 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 1080 Low <25%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
86%
ACT Scores for Millsaps College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Millsaps College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Estimated Average ACT 25
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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Millsaps College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Millsaps College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >62%
25 to 28 Avg + 49%-62%
22 to 25 Avg - 36%-49%
19 to 22 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 19 Low <25%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.55
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Millsaps College. 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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Millsaps will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Millsaps College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Millsaps College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,450 1,826 4,276
Accepted 1,195 898 2,093
Acceptance Rate 49% 49% 49%
Enrolled 122 107 229
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 12% 11%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
15

Applicants have 15 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Millsaps College and what considerations affect 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.