Interested in Millsaps? Here are the basics so you can see if Millsaps is where you belong.

Millsaps College is a private, liberal arts college dedicated to providing our students with transformational experiences both in and out of the classroom. Our beautiful, 100-acre campus is tucked away in the heart of Mississippi’s capital city of Jackson. 

All Majors choose their path of study within our 18 academic departments. We provide opportunities through experiential learning for all of our students to apply their knowledge and skills in the world. We attract students who are creative thinkers, solution finders and future changemakers. 

At Millsaps, we place high value on social justice, freedom of thought and reflecting on life’s questions. Our students belong to a community of dedicated staff, professors and alumni who seek to challenge perspectives, create beauty in the world and support each other in both career and life.

Quick Facts

  • Founded: 1890
  • Location: Jackson, Mississippi
  • Degrees Awarded: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting
  • Student Population: 700
  • Faculty (full-time equivalent): 97
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 9:1
  • Number of Majors: 32 
  • ACT/SAT: Optional
  • President: Dr. Robert Pearigen
  • Tax Status: Not-for-profit
  • Mascot: The Millsaps Major
  • Colors: Purple and White

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