Millersville University of Pennsylvania in Millersville

Millersville, PA

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania offers 174-degree programs and 6 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 20:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 69%. The most popular test is SAT - 93% of students submitted it in comparison to 13% of students who submitted ACT. 42% are women, and 58% are men. 1% percents of international students. Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a member of 7 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 16438$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $14368 and $25198 per year. 62% of full-time Millersville University of Pennsylvania students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $42,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Millersville University of Pennsylvania students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$11,382
$30,001 - $48,000$12,776
$48,001 - $75,000$15,720
$75,001 - $110,000$19,187

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



  • Typical room charge for academic year: 8034

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


4213 of Millersville University of Pennsylvania undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 59 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Millersville University of Pennsylvania number 73 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Pennsylvania.

Students at Millersville University of Pennsylvania awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
$30,001 - $48,000
$48,001 - $75,000
$75,001 - $110,000

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Millersville University of Pennsylvania.


ROTC - Army

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Member of other national athletic association not listed above
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate


Millersville University of Pennsylvania graduation rate is above the national average.

62% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Millersville University of Pennsylvania completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

5 : 1

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.


In comparison to National Average

Millersville University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is at the level of national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 72%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 3% only.


In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 68%, so Millersville University of Pennsylvania acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 1% only.


Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.



Full time


Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate


Part-time retention rate


The Millersville University of Pennsylvania full-time retention rate is 76% and part-time retention rate is 45%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Millersville University of Pennsylvania students submitting SAT scores


Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1330 - 1630

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 450 - 550
Math: 450 - 550
Writing: 430 - 530

SAT Test Score Range


ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Millersville University of Pennsylvania students submitting ACT scores


Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
19 - 24

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 0 - 0
Math: 0 - 0
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range


SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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For the High School Class of 2016:
Most students in the Class of 2016 will take the old SAT, and most colleges will convert new SAT scores to old SAT scores.

For the High School Class of 2017:
Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 20:1, that means that for every 20 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Millersville University of Pennsylvania the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Millersville University of Pennsylvania and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Pennsylvania.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by North George St address in Millersville, Pennsylvania.


Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Millersville University of Pennsylvania with 0.3% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, forcible sex offense, and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Millersville University of Pennsylvania offers 174 programs in total: 108 are for Bachelor's degree, 63 - for Master's degree, and 3 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 394 universities in Pennsylvania state. Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the few institutions in Pennsylvania that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 6 distance education programs that are provided in the Millersville University of Pennsylvania: 3 are for Bachelor's degree and 3 are Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Pennsylvania state average data to help you compare.


Millersville University of Pennsylvania provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 6704 students with 201117 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 632 with 15174 credit hours.


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Student Reviews and Ratings for Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

Went to school here for undergraduate back in 2007. Transferred after a year. It's pretty much your standard small university. Not very diverse. Some classes are pretty huge some are small and more personal. All in all a very vanilla school. Perfect for your average sheltered white boy or girl from the suburbs. If you're a minority, don't expect to be represented much. The demographics are pretty homogeneous here. Not much has changed.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Don’t recommend living at the university but I believe it’s a great value for commuters.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Beautiful campus. Great education. A local college with a truely hometown feel. The streets and grounds around campus give it more of a park feel than a college campus. The swans and the pond make for a great walking destination on a nice day. All the sports fields are in pristine condition. Flower beds and trees always beautiful. The buildings range from some of the oldest in the county to very modern. The new dorms and library are state of the art. The school really strives to make sure students are safe and happy.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

IF YOU ATTEND THIS SCHOOL, YOUR LIFE WILL BE RUINED! This is not a joke: I have gone to the local district justice's office on numerous occasions to plead to a traffic ticket and every single time, I see young college students being advised by Millersville Boro Police of their "legal rights" and being told by the cop that they will drop this and that charge if the kid just "pleads guilty" to one or two others. They purposely overcharge students who were just having a good time, possibly drinking too much beer or making too much noise; the students can't afford an attorney, they are just happy to see the more serious charges go away; the judge is an ex-Millersville cop, so they don't have a chance in front of him, and POOF - their lives are ruined. They have a criminal record for the rest of their lives, some are kicked out of school for the charges, and it is just not worth it. There are plenty of other colleges in PA and other states where you can get a good education and not be branded a criminal and have no future, no matter how well you perform academically. I wanted to cry for some of these students the last time I went to this court. I heard one cop saying "just do this, just do this", and I wanted to grab the kid and tell him I would pay for a lawyer, myself, for him. What the police and local court do to these kids is criminal - not the kids.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

There are plenty of positive things about this establishment, but sadly, they just don’t outweigh the negatives. I really sympathize with the students who felt belittled by professors or unassisted by them because they just like to wave their PhD around and say “read the syllabus”. My advisor was one of those people, unfortunately, and it ultimately made me change my major. That’s my biggest issue with the professors. Furthermore, the police department is just a joke. I contacted them twice, once for a stolen purse and once for a parking permit. And they belittled me, berated me, and spoke down to me as if I were the biggest inconvenience in the room. I will not be going to them anymore. Lastly, when the white supremacy group came to MU and hung posters about their campaign, the school told everyone the pictures of the posters were photoshopped and that we are just this pristine, diverse school that couldn’t possibly have any of that— do NOT come here if you’re looking for diversity. As a generally liberal school, we are pretty closed minded sometimes. Ridiculous. I’m only in my second semester, and I’m hoping it gets better.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 1 South George Street, Lyle Hall


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Four-one-four plan

General Phone Number: +7178714636

Institution is active in current year: 1

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