Millsaps Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Millsaps College
How hard is it to get into Millsaps and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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Millsaps SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT20%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1380|
|Average SAT Score||1280|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #1 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Millsaps ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT86%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||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. The school ranks #1 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Millsaps College.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.55
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #1 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Millsaps will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
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)||10%||12%||11%|
Applications were DueJul 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Millsaps College and what considerations affect 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.