Overview

Applicants
6,560
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average HS GPA
3.36

GPA Breakdown

15%
Over 3.75
20%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
490 - 600
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
490 - 570
ACT Composite Scores
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with Writing recommended

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
474
with Terminal Degree
340

245
Women
229
Men
70
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
37%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
60%

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • Area Studies, Other.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Business Administration and Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS.

  • Automation Engineer Technology/Technician.
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other.
  • Industrial Technology/Technician.
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other.
  • Nursing Science.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
  • Chemistry, General.
  • Geology/Earth Science, General.
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Social Work.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Anthropology.
  • Economics, General.
  • Geography.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Social Sciences, Other.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Design and Visual Communications, General.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music Technology.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Robert S. Walker
Former U.S. Congressman, Chairman and CEO of Wexler and Walker Public Policy Associates

Roy B. Clair, Jr.
Co-founder and retired President of Clair Brothers Audio Enterprises, Inc., the world leader in the live-sound industry

M. Diane Koken
Former President of National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Curtis M. Pettaway
Associate Professor, Urologic Oncologist, University of Texas

Brian T. Gladden
Former Senior Vice President & CFO, Dell Inc.

Hugh Herr
Associate Professor at MIT, Inventor of acclaimed low-stress spring running shoe

Jordan Harris
Pennsylvania House of Representatives, serving the 186 District since 2013

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
37%
Graduate in 5 years
57%
Graduate in 6 years
60%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 19

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,610

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,432

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,090

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
73%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$32,815

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$7,086

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$9,570
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$19,290
Required Fees
$2,680
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,000
Transportation for Commuters
$1,350

On-Campus Room and Board
$12,980
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
Schock Scholarship

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
6,779
Foreign Countries Represented
56

Demographics

3.04%
Asian
9.15%
African-American
10.78%
Hispanic
73.29%
Caucasian
1.32%
Unknown

58% female
42% male
8% are out of state
81% are full time
19% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
32%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
77%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
International Student
Other
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Office of Learning Services

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
Dr. Sherlynn Bessick

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

Evaluation/ Re-evaluation report/Psycho educational/Psychological/Neuropsychological Evaluation

Documentation Required for ADHD

Evaluation/ Re-evaluation report/Psycho educational/Psychological/Neuropsychological Evaluation

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
208
Number of Honor Societies
17

Number of Social Sororities
8
Number of Religious Organizations
10

4% join a fraternity
4% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

17% participate in intramural sports
7% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Marauders)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Marauders)
12 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

The Millersville University of Pennsylvania defines sustainability as “improving the quality of human life while living within the carrying capacity of supporting eco-systems,” and seeks to model this mission for its students both in practice and in pedagogy. The Millersville University Pond is a Certified Wildlife Habitat. The university has completed baseline sustainability measures such as construction of a new LEED-certified building, systematized reduction of office supply use, and implementation of a thorough campus recycling program. However, Millersville’s sustainability initiatives also include more inventive measures like the Millersville Farmers Market or the Zero Waste Commencement Ceremony, which, true to its name, diverted 100 percent of waste from landfills. In a more sweeping initiative, Millersville has tied part of its annual performance funding to the university’s efficacy in reducing its carbon footprint. The university has created specific measures to reduce its carbon footprint by 10 percent over five years, and if successful, will receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional annual performance funding. In terms of academics, Millerville’s Center for Environmental Science houses curricular concentrations in biology, chemistry, earth sciences, applied engineering, safety, and technology, geography, and weather information. Students participate in discussions, film screenings, and other enriching events during the annual Climate Week. Millerville’s Dining Services, working directly with students, encourages resource conservation through bulk and trayless dining, a special student-run Mother Earth Night, recycling and composting, and local purchasing and manufacturing when possible.

87/99
School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

Sustainability-focused degree available
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

Public GHG inventory plan
Yes

% food budget spent on local/organic food
25%

Available Transportation Alternatives

Bike Share
No

Car Sharing Program
Yes

Carpool/Vanpool Matching Program
Yes

Condensed Work Week Option For Employees
No

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle
Yes

Incentives Or Programs To Encourage Employees To Live Close To Campus
No

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters
No

Reduced Parking Fees For Car And Van Poolers
No

School Adopted A Policy Prohibiting Idling
Yes

School Developed Bicycle Plan
No

School Offers A Telecommute Program For Employees
No

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Ms. Katy A. Charles
Director of Admissions

Address
P.O. Box 1002
Millersville, PA 17551-0302

Phone
717-871-4636

Email
admissions@millersville.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Memorial Center
The Francine G. McNairy Library and Learning Forum
Roddy and Caputo Science and Technology Buildings
Biemesderfer Executive Center
The Upper Deck at Gordinier Dining Hall
Charles and Anita Winter Visual Performing Arts Center, Chryst Field/Biemesderfer Stadium

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Park City Center
Strasburg Railroad Museum
Rockvale and Tanger Outlets
Amish Farm and House
Landis Valley Museum
George Street Caf? Central Market Fulton Opera House The Ware Center Turkey Hill Experience Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire National Watch & Clock Museum

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
717-871-4636

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Varies; 3-5 days per week, includes a tour

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
Peg.Kauffman@millersville.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
On-campus shuttle bus; Red Rose Transit Bus Service; Taxi Services; Amtrak Train Station (Lancaster); Greyhound Bus Service (Lancaster); Lancaster Airport; Harrisburg Airport; Baltimore Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
Locate us at 40 Dilworth Rd., Millersville, PA using Google Maps

Local Accommodations
Blue Rock Bed & Breakfast, The Eden Resort & Suites, Doubletree Resort, The Warehouse Hotel at the Nook


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