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Tuition & Fees

$10,268

$23,648

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,249
Declined + 1,935
Total Received 6,184
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  21

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology
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School Facts

Millersville, founded in 1855, is a public, liberal arts university. Its 250-acre campus is located in Millersville, five miles southwest of Lancaster.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,047
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Codes

SAT 2656
ACT 3712

Social Networks

Public

7,171

undergraduate students

876

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
69%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Millersville, PA

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Millersville, PA

250-acre campus in Millersville, PA (population: 8,258), five miles from Lancaster. Major airport in Baltimore (90 miles) and smaller airport in Harrisburg (40 miles). Bus and train serve Lancaster. School operates transportation on campus, to student apartment complexes, to local shopping center, and to Lancaster city (including Amtrak Train Station). Public transportation serves campus.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
1 South George Street
Millersville, PA 17551-0302

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 2% of male students
 
10 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
41%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
69%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Not used

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,249
Declined + 1,935
Total Received 6,184

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Katy A. Ferrier
Director of Admissions
P: 800 MU-ADMIT
F: 717 871-2147
admissions@millersville.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,030,145
State $7,195,663
Institutional $1,031,217
Other external $976,162
Total $19,233,187

Non-need-based

Federal $42,312
State $251,311
Institutional $978,173
Other external $1,355,466
Total $2,627,262

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletics Conference (PSAC), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) - Division II
Mascot
Marauder and sidekick, Skully
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Allied Health Technologies
Anthropology
Applied Engineering
Applied Engineering/Safety/Technology
Art
Art Education
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Psychology
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/P-4
Earth Sciences
Economics
Elementary Education
Emergency Management
English
French
Geography
Geology
German
Gifted Education
Government/Political Affairs
History
Integrated Scientific Applications
International Studies
Language Literacy Education
Language/Cultures/French
Language/Cultures/German
Language/Cultures/Spanish
Leadership for Teaching/Learning
Mathematics
Meteorology
Middle Level Education/4-8
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Business Technology
Music Education
Nursing
Occupational Safety/Environmental Health
Ocean Sciences
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Pre-K-8/Pre-K-4
Speech Communications
Sports Management
Technology Education
Technology Education/Engineering Design Education
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Undergraduate

89%

7,171
students

Female
55%
3,974

Male
45%
3,197

Graduate

11%

876
students

Female
74%
645

Male
26%
231

undergraduateFull-time

88%

6,358
students

Female
56%
3,529

Male
44%
2,829

undergraduatePart-time

12%

813
students

Female
55%
445

Male
45%
368

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Countries most often represented China
Cuba
Ethiopia
Mexico
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Susan S. Kastner
Assistant Director of Admissions
717 871-4625
Susan.Kastner@millersville.edu

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