Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville, PA

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$12,250

$21,970

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
47%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
52%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
38%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,979
Declined 1,581
Total Received 6,560
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Public

6,779

undergraduate students

1,023

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,802
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational

250-acre campus in Millersville (population: 8,353), five miles from Lancaster. Major airport in Baltimore (90 miles) and smaller airport in Harrisburg (35 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Harrisburg International

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
40 Dilworth Rd
Millersville, PA
17551-0302

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • University Activities Board
  • Honors College Student Association
  • Helping Paws
  • Team FTK
  • Marauder Music Productions

Top Events

  • Organization Outbreak
  • Homecoming
  • Superfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • emergency notification system, crime awareness programs, timely warning alerts, self-defense education, shuttle buses, lighted pathways

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
66%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
47%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
52%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
38%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.36

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,979
Declined 1,581
Total Received 6,560

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
first generation
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 56
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bowling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, martial arts, rugby, running, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, martial arts, rugby, running, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Ice hockey, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
Anthropology
Area Studies, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Technology
Music, General
Nursing Science
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

7,802

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

6,779
students

Female
58%
3,927

Male
42%
2,852

13%

1,023
students

Female
72%
734

Male
28%
289

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

5,499
students

Female
58%
3,138

Male
42%
2,361

19%

1,280
students

Female
62%
789

Male
38%
491

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

570

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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