Private 4 Year

Millsaps Demographics & Diversity

Jackson, Mississippi

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Millsaps are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Millsaps College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 13%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 4%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 23% more male students than female students enrolled at Millsaps College with a gender ratio of 55% men to 45% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Millsaps has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Millsaps College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 55%
Women 45%
Enrollment by gender for Millsaps College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 364
Women 297

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Millsaps serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of Mississippi or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Millsaps College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 34%
Out of State 58%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 8%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,763 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.7%
Part time Undergrads 1.1%

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