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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

Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students6,980
   Women3,884 (55.6%)
   Men3,096 (44.4%)
Graduate Students947


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate69% of 6,943 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math516 average
460-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading515 average
470-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing488 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $28,642
Out-of-state: $38,102
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,858
Out-of-state: $21,318
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met59%
Average Freshman Award$7,350
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes


Millersville Population8,288
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 79% of freshmen, 31% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
Sororities4.1% 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 Students0.5% from 55 countries
First-Year Students Returning77.3%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.38 3.66 542 576 25
Low 2.70 3.00 410 460 21
High 3.90 4.36 670 750 30
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• MU has its own hot-air balloon, frequently seen overhead at athletic and community events.

• Hundreds of Millersville students used their 2006 alternative spring break to help rebuild communities in Louisiana.

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