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Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville, PA
Millersville University, founded in 1855, is a public, liberal arts university. It has internships as well as programs in cooperative education, education and the physical sciences. Its 220-acre campus is located in Millersville, four miles south of Lancaster
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,980
   Women 3,884 (55.6%)
   Men 3,096 (44.4%)
Graduate Students 947
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 69% of 6,943 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 516 average
460-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 515 average
470-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $27,128
Out-of-state: $36,254
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $11,494
Out-of-state: $20,620
  Room and Board $12,228
Average Percent of Need Met 59%
Average Freshman Award $7,350
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 291
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Millersville Population 8,288
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 79% of freshmen, 33% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Marauder
Sororities 4.1% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
8.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.0% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students 0.5% from 55 countries
First-Year Students Returning 77.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 37.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported