International Students

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Use the Common Application.

or

Use the Millsaps International Application.

There is no fee to apply to Millsaps College.

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International First-Year Students

Millsaps College is committed to providing a rigorous academic environment engaging 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. Applicants are evaluated in the context of their home educational system and curricula, successful applicants will demonstrate a strong academic preparation together with co-curricular achievement and involvement in their school and community.  Millsaps accepts self-reported application information and we are test flexible. Official documentation will be verified before you enroll.

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Application Form

Step 1: Submit either the Common Application or Millsaps International Application.

Step 2: Submit the International Qualifications Self-Report form.

International Qualifications:

In order for your application to be reviewed we will need your complete application including the following supporting documents that may be submitted through the International Qualifications Self-Report form.

  1. Transcript—Copy of your secondary/high school transcript in the original language with an English certified translation (if applicable).
  2. Test Scores—Millsaps is test flexible. You may submit your national examination results or IB, SAT, ACT, AP, iGCSE/GCSE/GCE scores
  3. English Language Proficiency—Students whose primary language is not English must submit one of the following:
    • TOEFL iBT (internet-based): 80
    • TOEFL pBT (paper-based): 550
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • Secondary education in an English instructed curriculum (minimum of 2 years).

Millsaps accepts self-reported information (information sent by the student) for admission purposes. Official transcripts and test scores will be required before the student may receive an I-20 for the F1 U.S. visa and must be received prior to enrollment. Official scores can be sent using our test codes:

  • ACT 2212
  • SAT 1471
  • TOEFL 1471

Step 3: Submit the I-20 Financial Support Form.

Financial Support—Non U.S. Citizens must complete information required to issue a I-20 Financial Support Form. International students must demonstrate that they have necessary funds to support their education while studying in the U.S.   Millsaps offers generous merit-based scholarships to help offset the cost of study, and we recognize the importance of selecting a college that is a financial fit for you and your family.

Step 4: Recommendations: Request your counselor, school official and/or teacher to send recommendations to internationaladmissions@millsaps.edu if you have not already submitted with your application materials.

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic record, the course work taken, performance in that course work and performance on standardized tests. The applicant's biographical information, extracurricular activities and essay, along with a counselor and teacher recommendation, will also be considered in the decision-making process.

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International Transfer Students

Step 1: Submit either the Common Application or Millsaps International Application.

Step 2: Submit the International Qualifications Self-Report form.

International Qualifications:

In order for your application to be reviewed we will need your complete application including the following supporting documents that may be submitted through the International Qualifications Self-Report form.

  • Transcripts—Copy of your current/previous university transcript in the original language with an English certified translation (if applicable). Students with less than 30 hours of college-level work should submit an official copy of your high school transcript. 
  • Test Scores—Millsaps is test flexible. You may submit your national examination results or IB, SAT, ACT, AP, iGCSE/GCSE/GCE scores
  • English Language Proficiency—Students whose primary language is not English must submit one of the following:
    • TOEFL iBT (internet-based): 80
    • TOEFL pBT (paper-based): 550
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • Secondary education in an English instructed curriculum (minimum of 2 years).

Millsaps accepts self-reported information (information sent by the student) for admission purposes. Official transcripts and test scores will be required before the student may receive an I-20 for the F1 U.S. visa and must be received prior to enrollment.

Step 3: Submit the Financial Support form.

Financial Support—Non U.S. Citizens must complete information required to issue a Financial Support form for International Students. International students must demonstrate that they have necessary funds to support their education while studying in the U.S.   Millsaps offers generous merit-based scholarships to help offset the cost of study, and we recognize the importance of selecting a college that is a financial fit for you and your family.

Step 4: Recommendations: Request your counselor, school official and/or teacher to send recommendations to internationaladmissions@millsaps.edu if you have not already submitted with your application materials.

Step 5: Transfer Credit: In order to receive transfer credit and to determine your remaining course plan, you must submit a credential evaluation. Review the Office of Records policy on international transcripts and submit your official credential evaluation.

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic record, the course work taken, performance in that course work and performance on standardized tests. The applicant's biographical information, extracurricular activities and essay, along with a counselor and teacher recommendation, will also be considered in the decision-making process.

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International Student Merit Scholarships

International students will be automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. No separate application is required for merit-based scholarships. The scholarship tiers below can give you an estimated scholarship range. The final award will be determined by a holistic review of criteria such as the student's GPA (converted by Millsaps to a U.S. GPA on a 4.0 scale), rigor of a student's academic program and high school and/or college curriculum, leadership, extracurricular involvement, letters of recommendation, alumni/legacy relationships, institutional fit, and demonstrated interest. Students may be eligible for artistic, musical, or theatre talent. Need-based aid is not available for international students through Millsaps College.

Tier 1: $30,000
Tier 2: $26,000–28,000
Tier 3: $23,000–25,000
Tier 4: $20,000–22,000

Note: All renewable scholarships are contingent on meeting specific eligibility criteria provided with the award. Merit scholarships do not increase annually. The average increase in cost of attendance is estimated between 2% and 5% annually. 

2019-20 Estimated Cost of Attendance for International Students
(9 months)

Tuition—$38,220
Fees—$2,690
Housing*—$7,870
Meals—$6,200
Books & Supplies—$1,200
Domestic Transportation—$650
Health Insurance**—$828
Miscellaneous—$1,100
Estimated TOTAL—$58,758

* standard freshman housing for fall and spring semesters, not inclusive of intersession breaks

** ISP health insurance premium varies based on age of student; additional costs will be applied for athletes (estimated $1284). F1 students are auto enrolled into the ISP plan. U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents do not qualify for the ISP plan. All Millsaps students must carry health insurance.

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Admission Deadlines and Notifications

Early Action

Early Action is a non-binding admission option which allows first-year students to receive early notification of the Millsaps admission decision while not having to let the college know of your decision until May 1. Students accepted under the Early Action option are free to apply to other schools. Under Early Action, you must apply and submit all supporting documents by November 15. Admitted students will be notified no later than January 15. Admitted students may submit their enrollment deposit at any time until your reply date of May 1.

Regular Decision

Admission Deadlines and Notification

  Application Deadlines Notification No
Later Than
Deposit Deadline
Early Action November 15 January 15 May 1
Regular Decision (fall enrollment) February 1 March 15 May 1
Regular Decision (spring enrollment) November 1 December 1 December 15

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Information about Student Visas

All non-U.S. citizens will need to apply for an F-1 student visa in order to study in the United States. Once you receive an offer of admission, you will be asked to complete our I-20 support form and submit it along with documents showing that you have sufficient finances available to cover the cost of study (after deducting scholarships). You will be issued a form I-20, which will allow you to apply for your student visa. You will receive more information about the visa application process after you are admitted.

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International Exchange Students

Please contact our Director of International Admission, Molly West, with any questions you may have during the application process.

Steps to Apply

Step 1: Complete the International Exchange Application

Apply online using our International Exchange Student Application.

Step 2: Submit Supporting Documents

  • Nomination from Home University.
  • Academic Transcript (English translation required).
  • Proof of English Proficiency—English language tests, official IELTS or TOEFL scores (if English is the native language the IELTS/TOEFL requirement may be waived). For students whose first language is not English, Millsaps requires IELTS scores of band 6.5 or higher, a minimum score of 80 on the iBT TOEFL. Millsaps' TOEFL code is 1471.
  • Copy of Passport—Send a clear, scanned copy of your passport identification pages including United States visas or entry stamps.
  • Course Selection—Review the course list on Major Portal and complete the International Exchange Student Course Selection Form (PDF) indicating courses you wish to take while attending Millsaps. List in order of priority and indicate if a course is mandatory. You will be connected with a Millsaps academic advisor to confirm courses after you are admitted. Courses can not be guaranteed.

Step 3: Consult with Admission Counselor
You will be contacted by the Office of International Admissions with an admission decision and next steps. If you have questions regarding your application please contact internationaladmissions@millsaps.edu

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International Graduate Students

Applicants for the Millsaps MBA or MAcc programs should apply directly to the Graduate School.

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