Why Millsaps

Where excellence meets opportunity

We set students up for professional success and lives of meaning and purpose. Students learn by doing, putting their education to work through outstanding research, internship and other experiential opportunities. Millsaps changes lives; our students change the world.

Equipped & Prepared

It begins with our foundational Compass Curriculum that develops core skill sets and continues with our Pathways program that encourages a four-year exploration of academic interests, professional curiosity and experiences.

Millsaps students acquire skills throughout their academic careers to solve real-world problems and issues.

Learn from the Best

Fact: 95% of Millsaps faculty hold the highest degree in their fields. All classes are taught by faculty, NOT graduate assistants. Our faculty have helped produce seven Rhodes Scholars, 29 Fulbright Fellows, six Goldwater Scholars and two Truman Scholars. Are you next?

Distinctive Scholars

Our students have received more prestigious awards per capita than students at many top 20 liberal arts colleges ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Ninety percent of Millsaps’ graduates are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Millsaps has the highest graduation rate of any four-year college or university in Mississippi. Ready to join them?

Prepared for Major Outcomes

At Millsaps, experienced faculty will connect you with tailored internship opportunities and real-world experiences at innovative businesses. Our students explore the world through Millsaps’ study-abroad programs, ranked among the best in the country. These opportunities set you up for Major outcomes.

Academic Integrity

Millsaps College is an academic community dedicated to the pursuit of scholarly inquiry and intellectual growth. The foundation of this community is a spirit of personal honesty and mutual trust. Through their honor code, the students of Millsaps affirm their adherence to these basic ethical principles.

Community Engagement

Our college’s calling to service draws inspiration from the quotation inscribed on a sculpture of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, which is located on campus. “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

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Q&A with Victoria Gorham

Q&A with Victoria Gorham

Millsaps was a transformative institution for me. I always knew I wanted to teach at a liberal arts college like it when I finished graduate school.

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