#1135 Overall Influence #320 Desirability Rank

Millsaps College

Private liberal arts college

From 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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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,796

Acceptance

70%

Graduation Rate

68%

Median SAT Score

1185

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$38,600

Fees (in-state)

$2,714

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$18,348
30K - 48K$19,960
48K - 75K$22,726
75K - 110K$27,498
110K+$26,787

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$54,500

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1701 N State St, Jackson MS 39210-0001

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

46 per 100K

Violent Crime

9 per 100K

What is Millsaps College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#2039 World Rank
Education
#1295 World Rank
Literature
#971 World Rank
History
#980 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1087 World Rank
Philosophy
#2415 World Rank
Political Science
#892 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#3154 World Rank
Biology
#973 World Rank
Sociology
#2412 World Rank
Chemistry
#2323 World Rank
Physics
#2345 World Rank
Economics
#2456 World Rank
Communications
#2878 World Rank
Psychology
#5381 World Rank
Mathematics
#1949 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Millsaps College's Most influential alumni?

Millsaps College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Education, Literature, and History

William C. Lamar

William C. Lamar

American attorney

James K. Vardaman Jr.

American lawyer

E. Burnley Powell

Ray T. Perreault

Cirripedologist and paleontologist

Deranda B Lester

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0001-5045-7605

William M Webb

Researcher

Robert Crowe

American singer

Stewart Alexander Ware

Plant ecologist

Sheena Gardner

Researcher

Hulette F. Aby

American attorney

Nancy Plummer Faxon

Singer

Samuel Jones

American composer and conductor