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Tuition

$9,866

$19,800

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,192
Declined + 2,473
Total Received 6,665
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  22

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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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 south of Lancaster.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,368
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  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

7,424

undergraduate students

944

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
39%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
43%
300-399
9%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
26%
18-23
61%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%
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Millersville, PA

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Millersville, PA

250-acre campus in Millersville (population:7,887), five miles from Lancaster. Major airport serves Baltimore (90 miles); smaller airport serves Harrisburg (40 miles); bus and train serve Lancaster. School operates transportation on campus, to student apartment complexes, and to local shopping center on weekends. 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
30%
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

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 3% of male students
 
10 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
42%
400-499
39%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
43%
300-399
9%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
26%
18-23
61%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Not used

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,192
Declined + 2,473
Total Received 6,665

Admissions Contact

Brian Hazlett
Director of Admissions
P: 800 MU-ADMIT
F: 717 871-2147
admissions@millersville.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,834,678
State $7,237,479
Institutional $696,886
Other external $751,935
Total $17,520,978

Non-need-based

Federal $55,350
State $297,383
Institutional $1,056,443
Other external $1,436,754
Total $2,845,930

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
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 Athletic Conference, National Collegiate Athletic Association (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/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
Industrial Technology
Integrated Scientific Applications
International Studies
Language Literacy Education
Leadership for Teaching/Learning
Mathematics
Meteorology
Middle Level Education/4-8
Music
Nursing
Occupational Safety/Environmental Health
Oceanography
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communications
Sports Management
Technology Education
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Undergraduate

89%

7,424
students

Female
55%
4,100

Male
45%
3,324

Graduate

11%

944
students

Female
73%
690

Male
27%
254

undergraduateFull-time

89%

6,675
students

Female
56%
3,699

Male
44%
2,976

undergraduatePart-time

11%

749
students

Female
54%
401

Male
46%
348

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
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

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

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 Not Required/Recommended

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
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • 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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
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 Kastner
Assistant Director of Admissions
717 872-3371
susan.kastner@millersville.edu

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