Millsaps College

#2507 / #709
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#320
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college

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About Millsaps College

According to Wikipedia, Millsaps College is a private liberal arts college in Jackson, Mississippi. Founded in 1890 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Millsaps is home to 985 students. History 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. Dr. William Belton Murrah was the college's first president, and Bishop Charles Betts Galloway of the Methodist Episcopal Church South organized the college's early fund-raising efforts. Both men were honored with halls named in their honor. Major Millsaps and his wife are interred in a tomb near the center of campus. The current United Methodist Church continues to have affiliations with the college.

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Millsaps College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
2,79670%68%118523

How Much Does Millsaps College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$42,960
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,348
30K - 48K$19,960
48K - 75K$22,726
75K - 110K$27,498
110K+$26,787

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Millsaps College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Millsaps College, then you can expect to earn an average of $54,500 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Millsaps College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
91084664

Where is Millsaps College?

Millsaps College is located at 1701 N State St, Jackson MS 39210-0001

How Safe is Millsaps College?

Jackson has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Millsaps College Known For?

Millsaps College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Millsaps College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Millsaps College's Most Influential Alumni?

Millsaps College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of History, Sociology, and Philosophy. Here are some of Millsaps College's most famous alumni:

Thomas Naylor
An American economist.
Ellen Gilchrist
Ellen Gilchrist
A Fiction writer, poet.
Paul Ramsey
An American theologian .
Kiese Laymon
Kiese Laymon
An American writer.
Randall Pinkston
A News correspondent/anchor for Al Jazeera America.
Rubel Phillips
A Mississippi lawyer and Republican politician .
Alan Hunter
An American VJ.
Jim Barnett
An American physician.
Robert C. Robbins
Robert C. Robbins
A Cardiologist.
James E. Graves Jr.
James E. Graves Jr.
An American judge.
Tex Sample
Tex Sample
An American sociologist.
Cassandra Wilson
An American jazz singer, songwriter, and producer from Jackson, Mississippi.

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