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International First-Year Students

Along with your application, we will need the following:

  • TRANSCRIPTOfficial copy of your secondary/high school transcript in the original language with a certified English translation. There are several ways for your school to send your transcript: 
    • SENDedu (an automated service available if you use Millsaps’ streamlined application for admission), 
    • Parchment
    • eScrip-Safe 
    • Scribbles Software
    • Your counselor can send a hard copy via postal mail from the school.
      Please note: Millsaps College does not accept transcripts sent directly from students as official academic records.

  • TEST SCORESSAT, ACT, AP, IB, or A-level are accepted.
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCYStudents 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). Contact internationaladmissions@millsaps.edu  to request a waiver.
  • FINANCIAL SUPPORTNon U.S. Citizens must complete the Financial Support form for International Students for admission.

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

Along with your application, we will need the following:

  • TRANSCRIPTOfficial copy of university transcripts in the original language with a certified English translation. There are several ways for your school to send your transcript: 
      • SENDedu (an automated service available if you use Millsaps’ streamlined application for admission), 
      • Parchment
      • eScrip-Safe
      • Scribbles Software
      • Your counselor can send a hard copy via postal mail from the school.

        Please note: Millsaps College does not accept transcripts sent directly from students as official academic records.

  • Students with less than thirty hours of college-level work should submit an official copy of your high school transcript in the original language with official English translation and standardized or national test scores (SAT, ACT, AP, IB, A-level, or other tests).
  • TEST SCORESSAT, ACT, AP, IB or A-level are accepted. 
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCYStudents 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). Contact internationaladmissions@millsaps.edu to request a waiver.
      • Millsaps' TOEFL code is 1471. Official scores are required prior to enrollment.
  • FINANCIAL SUPPORTNon U.S. Citizens must complete the Financial Support form for International Students in order to receive an offer of admission.

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 4% and 5% annually.

2017-2018 Estimated Cost of Attendance for International Students (9 months)

Tuition$36,380
Fees$2,550
Housing*$7,500
Meals$5,900
Books & Supplies$1,200
Domestic Transportation$650
Health Insurance**$800
Miscellaneous$1,100
Estimated TOTAL***—$56,080

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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 Verification of Financial 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 Access 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.
  • Financial Verification — Complete the International Verification of Financial Support (PDF) and send to internationaladmissions@millsaps.edu. This document and proof of funds (banking documents) are required for students requiring an F-1 study visa to the United States. For students on an approved program, tuition waivers will be granted.

Step 3: Consult with Admission Counselor

You will be contacted by the Office of Admission with an admission decision and next steps. If you have questions regarding your application please contact the Director of International Admission, Molly West.

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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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