Tuition & Fees

$10,918

$20,108

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
44%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
41%
400-499
42%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
32%
400-499
49%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
60%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,422
Declined + 1,631
Total Received 6,053
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Public

7,084

undergraduate students

904

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Speech Communication
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2656
ACT 3712

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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 7,988
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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Millersville, PA

250-acre campus in Millersville (population: 8,482), 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
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 3% of male students
 
9 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
44%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
41%
400-499
42%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
32%
400-499
49%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
60%
12-17
13%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,422
Declined + 1,631
Total Received 6,053

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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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 $10,096,549
State $6,499,732
Institutional $1,741,822
Other external $1,012,202
Total $19,350,305

Non-need-based

Federal $27,642
State $279,642
Institutional $1,137,299
Other external $1,232,095
Total $2,676,678

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
Biology Education
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Clinical Psychology
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/P-4
Earth Science Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education Leadership
Emergency Management
English
English Education
French
French Education
French/International Business
Geography
Geology
German
German Education
German/International Business
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
Mathematics Education
Meteorology
Middle Level Education/4-8
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Business Technology
Music Education
Nursing
Occupational Safety/Environmental Health
Ocean Sciences
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Education
Psychology
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Spanish/International Business
Special Education
Special Education/Pre-K-8/Pre-K-4
Speech Communications
Sports Management
Technology/Engineering Education
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Undergraduate

89%

7,084
students

Female
56%
3,952

Male
44%
3,132

Graduate

11%

904
students

Female
73%
664

Male
27%
240

undergraduateFull-time

86%

6,152
students

Female
56%
3,404

Male
44%
2,748

undergraduatePart-time

14%

932
students

Female
59%
548

Male
41%
384

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
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
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
Countries most often represented China
Colombia
Cuba
Mexico
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Smita Prabhu
Assistant Director of Admissions
717 871-5706
smita.prabhu@millersville.edu

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