59%

Acceptance Rate

$30,618

Avg.Financial Aid

002414

FAFSA Code

About Millsaps College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

865

Website

www.millsaps.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Millsaps College, which is located in Jackson, MS is a private, United Methodist university. Millsaps College covers an area of 103 acres. It was in 1890 when the Millsaps College was founded. The motto of the Millsaps College is Ad Excellentiam (Latin) and its official colors are purple & white. The total enrolment stands at 985 students at Millsaps College. Around 779 and 41 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 97 full-time who teach various courses to the students. Millsaps College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At MC around 61% are white, 24% are Black or African American, and 5% are Non-resident alien. Further, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 55% of the students are females and 45% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Johnny Carson (Comedian, Screenwriter), David Herbert Donald (Historian, Author), Ellen Gilchrist (Poet, Novelist), and Cassandra Wilson (Arranger, Record producer) in its 130 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At MC, 56 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. $117 million is the total value of endowment of the Millsaps College.

Location & Contact

Address

1701 N State St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6019741000
Fax: 6019741059
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Millsaps College at the 359th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

59%

SAT Range

1080 - 1260

ACT Range

22 - 28

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Millsaps College has 3 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Millsaps College. It is a non-refundable amount. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1080-1290 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 21 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Millsaps College is 23. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001. They can also call them at (601) 974-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,125

Average Annual Cost

$37,290

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$2,620

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,730

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,791

Total One Year Cost

$56,631

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to MC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $58,519. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($41,314), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($14,210), and budget for other expenses ($1,871). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

79%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

32 Graduates

Biology, General

19 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

17 Graduates

Psychology, General

17 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

10 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

6 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

2 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Political Science and Government

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Public Administration

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

799

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

24%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

48%

US National: 44%

Female

52%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

2% Unknown

20% Black

5% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

4%

Unknown Location

47%

Out Of State

44%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,763 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,680/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,050/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,050/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Majors

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern Athletic Association

Total Male Athletes

233

Total Female Athletes

113

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

13

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,210 per year for living on campus. The students at Millsaps College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $6,050 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 45% and 55%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$24,350

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$253 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$30,618

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,063

Students Receiving State Aid

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,710

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,034

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$34,791

$30K - $48K

$35,421

$48K - $75K

$32,448

$75K - $110K

$27,854

> $110K

$27,820

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,201,394

In case the students at Millsaps College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Millsaps College is around $29,133 and the federal grant is $6,353. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,287 as well as institutional aid worth $29,133. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Millsaps College amount to $7,201,394 per annum.

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