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About Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a public, state school in an small town setting in Millersville, Pennsylvania. Millersville University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1855 and now enrolls around 7,495 students a year, including 6,493 undergrads.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania offers housing for up to 2,233 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 0% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

Millersville University of Pennsylvania's endowment was valued at $11.298 million in 2021. The institution spends around $8,176 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 19 undergraduate students for every full-time Millersville University of Pennsylvania professor.

2021 Millersville University of Pennsylvania Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Average GPA 3.4
Mean ACT score 21
Mean SAT score 1083
In-State Tuition $9,570
Out-of-State $19,290

2022 Millersville University of Pennsylvania Regular Decision Application Deadline

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Millersville University of Pennsylvania. The acceptance rate at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 85%. In 2021, 5,395 out of 6,381 total applicants were accepted.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania Waitlist

Millersville University of Pennsylvania reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Millersville University of Pennsylvania?

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Millersville University of Pennsylvania, applicants must submit the following items.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0 3
Interview
Other Requirements health examination, high school diploma or GED, SAT or ACT scores, audition required for music applicants, portfolio required for art applicants, associate degree in nursing or diploma and RN license required for nursing applicants
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2 1
Transcript of High School Record

Millersville University of Pennsylvania Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 3.4 out of 4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1083 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for Millersville University of Pennsylvania students is 21.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Does Millersville University of Pennsylvania Require the ACT or SAT?

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 57% submitted the SAT. 6% submitted the ACT.


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Does Millersville University of Pennsylvania Provide On-Campus Housing?

Yes! Millersville University of Pennsylvania provides on-campus housing for up to 2,233 students.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania students are active in the school's University Activities Board, Honors College Student Association and Helping Paws. Organization Outbreak, Homecoming, and and Superfest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Financial Aid at Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Millersville University of Pennsylvania meets 59% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,709 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Millersville University of Pennsylvania a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, around 75% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 1,335 students who started at Millersville University of Pennsylvania as first-time freshman, 478 graduate within four years.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 56%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 93% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $42,290 a year. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $32,974 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Millersville University of Pennsylvania sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Millersville University of Pennsylvania a good school for you?

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Where is Millersville University of Pennsylvania?

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is located in the small town setting of Millersville, Pennsylvania.

If you want to see Millersville University of Pennsylvania for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Pennsylvania Turnpike to Millersville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Harrisburg International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Millersville University of Pennsylvania and Millersville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1 South George Street PO Box 1002 Millersville, PA 17551-0302

Campus Setting: Small Town

Millersville University of Pennsylvania Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Millersville University of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Millersville University of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

19 to 24

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

990 - 1170

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Math SAT Range

490 - 580

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

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SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above

Good

990 to 1170

Avg

990 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Millersville University of Pennsylvania students is 1083. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Millersville University of Pennsylvania, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$25,645

In State

$35,365

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$9,570
$19,290
Fees
$2,095
$2,095
Housing
$12,980
$12,980
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is like? There are approximately 7,495 students enrolled at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, including 6,493 undergraduate students and 1,002 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from PA and 7% percent of students are from other states.

78%

Full Time

22%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,495

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,665

Out-of-State

$21,385

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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