Millsaps College

1701 N State St, Jackson, MS 39210-1
Tel: (601)974-1000
Private not-for-profit | 915 students
Millsaps is a nationally acclaimed liberal arts college devoted to the development of mature citizens with the intellectual capabilities, ethical principles and sense of responsibility that are needed for leadership in all sectors of society. We have always been—and shall always be—committed to freedom of inquiry and expression in our classrooms and on our campus.

School Overview:

Millsaps College
CountyHinds County, MS
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
108 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment915 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
877 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
38 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
849 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
66 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted55%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)490-610450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)520-610460-573
ACT English (25-75%)23-3219-25
ACT Math (25-75%)23-2718-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)23-2920-25

School Notes:

  • Millsaps is a privately supported national liberal arts college founded by members of the Methodist Church in 1890. Consistently ranked as one of the best values in higher education, Millsaps has been praised by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, the John Templeton Foundation, The Fiske Guide to Colleges, and Insight Magazine.
  • The programs of the College are designed to foster the growth of independent and critical thinking; individual and collaborative problem-solving; creativity, sensitivity, and tolerance; the ability to inform and challenge others; and an appreciation of humanity and the universe.
  • The Division of Student Life is designed to serve and educate our students through co-curricular programs, services and experiences that support the core mission of the College. Through developing the intellect, spirit, health, leadership qualities, ethical principles, and citizenship within the campus, local and world communities, we encourage the overall growth of our students.
  • The Millsaps-Wilson Library’s 219,000+ unit multimedia collection is available seven days a week. $17+ million Campus Life Complex includes new Physical Activities Center, renovated and expanded student center and new student plaza.Computer labs with Internet and library access, e-mail, photography darkrooms, rehearsal halls, research and language labs, a writing center, and other amenities are provided.
  • Millsaps is a selective undergraduate institution located on 100 beautiful acres in the heart of Jackson, the capital of Mississippi – a progressive southern metropolitan city of nearly half a million population. The city of Jackson is served by an international airport with eight passenger airlines and Interstate highways 55 and 20.
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Millsaps College
0 mi. away
Belhaven University
0.6 mi. away
Tougaloo College
5.4 mi. away

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