Millsaps College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Jackson, MS, Millsaps College is one of the best universities in the state of Mississippi. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Millsaps College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Millsaps College.

1701 N. State Street Jackson, MS 39210-0001
Phone: (601) 974-1050
Web site:

Rankings: Millsaps College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 89
Score: 53
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 121
Average freshman retention rate: 80.2%
6-year graduation rate: 68.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 71%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -3
Faculty resources ranking: 73
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 70.6%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 10:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 94.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 79
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 23-29
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 40%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 66%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 76.6%
Financial resources rank: 98
Alumni giving rank: 115
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 26.6%

Millsaps College History

Essential Facts: Millsaps College

  • The Millsaps Majors is the nickname for the sports teams of Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi and their colors are purple and white.
  • The college was founded in 1889–90 by a Confederate veteran, Major Reuben Webster Millsaps, who donated the land for the college and $50,000.
  • Millsaps College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 798, with a gender distribution of 48 percent male students and 52 percent female students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 83%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 40%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 56%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 75%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 89%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook