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Millsaps College

Jackson, Mississippi, United States
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 six passenger airlines and Interstate highways 55 and 20.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)



Phi Beta Kappa is recognized as not only the oldest but also the most prestigious honor society in the United States. For more than 200 years, election to Phi Beta Kappa has been a recognition of intellectual capacities well employed, especially in the acquiring of an education in the liberal arts and sciences.


Building on its motto, Ad Excellentiam, its strong heritage of social justice, freedom of thought, and reflection on life's most important questions, and its central location in the capital city of Mississippi, Millsaps engages students in a transformative learning and leadership experience that results in personal and intellectual growth, commitment to good citizenship in our global society, and a desire to succeed and make a difference in every community they touch.


Create a distinctive leadership development program - "Across the Street and Around the Globe: Partnerships and Influence at Millsaps College," - to capitalize on our experience and assets, to differentiate Millsaps from other colleges, and to allow our students and the college to more actively and purposefully engage with and influence our local community as well as the communities we touch around the globe, offering every student an opportunity to participate in intercultural experiences both internationally and locally.


Millsaps College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Millsaps College to offer equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Student services

The mission of the Office of Records at Millsaps College is to assist with the administration of academic programs, and to serve as a liaison with the faculty and as a service office for students. The Office of Records coordinates academic activities including but not limited to course registration, creation, and maintenance; protection of academic records; certification of students for continued enrollment and for graduation; and official transcripts.

Housing services

The Department of Student Life works to ensure a smooth adjustment to life on campus and offer assistance in helping you find your fit to achieve your life goals. Students living on campus have access to professional counseling services, the Wesson Health Center, College Chaplain, and others who can offer a helping hand when you need it. In addition, many of Millsaps' faculty and staff participate in programs that promote a healthy, diverse campus community.

Library services

The Millsaps-Wilson Library, housed in a facility named for the H. J. Wilson family, consists of a 1955 renovation of the original 1926 Carnegie Library and a 1971 addition, a portion of a multi-purpose building.  It contains approximately 35,000 square feet with a variety of comfortable study areas, including group project rooms, music and media rooms, and a variety of meeting rooms. 

ICT services

The department of Information Technology Services (ITS) is the central agency that supports enterprise-wide computing on campus. It provides the products and services that you will use every day to complete tasks related to your studies or your jobs with a commitment to excellence in customer service and technical support. 

Medical services

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called Obamacare, is a federal law aimed to make health care more affordable, accessible and of a higher quality.

Student Life

Campus life

Enhance and maintain a campus that is beautiful, environmentally sustainable, supports the needs of our students, faculty and staff, and is economically viable and accessible to all members of the community. Reclaim the northeast corner of campus so that it clearly establishes Millsaps' presence. Identify and prioritize building and renovation of needed spaces.

Sports facilities

The Maurice H. Hall Activities Center, a gym and fitness center available for campus-wide use, was constructed in 2000. At 63,330 square feet, the building contains a fitness center with a basketball PAC interior court, a cardio theater and aerobics room, a full array of fitness and weight training equipment, an outdoor pool and three racquetball/handball courts.

Student clubs

The Socializing Activities and Programming for Students (SAPS) plans concerts, dances, parties, and events for the entire campus. Sunny days will find students chatting and relaxing in the Bowl - the aptly named courtyard in the center of campus. Greek life, with national fraternities and sororities, offers students opportunities for service, scholarship, and leadership.


Millsaps College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the degrees of bachelor of arts, bachelor of business administration, bachelor of science, master of accountancy, and master of business administration. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Millsaps College.

Jackson, Mississippi, United States