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
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
49%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
55%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
47%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
45%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,134
Declined + 1,451
Total Received 6,585
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Public

6,779

undergraduate students

1,002

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Special Education/early Childhood Education Dual Major
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Codes

SAT 2656
ACT 3712

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,781
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)

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Millersville, PA

250-acre campus in Millersville (population: 8,353), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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 4% of male students
 
6 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
49%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
55%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
47%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
32%
18-23
45%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($40 if filed online)
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 Reasoning only Not used
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Not used

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,134
Declined + 1,451
Total Received 6,585

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

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,967

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,570
Room $8,780
Board $4,200
Additional fees $2,680
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $26,230
Average Financial Aid - $8,967
Total with Avg. Aid $17,263
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 717 871-5100
F: 717 871-7980
fa.mail@millersville.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Dwight G. Horsey
Associate Vice President of Student Financial Services
dwight.horsey@millersville.edu

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

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/Recreational Sports

athletic training, badminton, basketball, climbing, dance team, dodgeball, doubles backyard games, fencing, flag football, floor hockey, inner-tube pool basketball, kickball, mini-thon, roller hockey, running, seated volleyball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, step team, swing dance, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Miles P. Gallagher (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Pennsylvania State Athletics Conference
Mascot
Marauder and sidekick, Skully
School colors
black and gold

Majors

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

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biology
  3. Special Education/early Childhood Education Dual Major

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,781

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

6,779
students

Female
57%
3,886

Male
43%
2,893

13%

1,002
students

Female
73%
730

Male
27%
272

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

5,557
students

Female
57%
3,142

Male
43%
2,415

19%

1,222
students

Female
61%
744

Male
39%
478

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
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

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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
  • Other
  • 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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented China
Cuba
Ethiopia
Mexico
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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