Millersville University of Pennsylvania

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Millersville, PA

$9,570

Avg in-state tuition

$19,290

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Millersville University of Pennsylvania

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Millersville, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,454, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 85%. The university offers 54 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,570, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,290.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

85% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

75% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

56% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1000-1190

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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7k

Students enrolled

98%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

75%

Hispanic

10%

Black

8%

Asian

3%

Unknown

1%

Two or more races

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

30% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

11

Total Online Enrollment

7,273

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

89% On-campus

11% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 25% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 2% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 46% online

Master's Check Bold 14% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $9,570 $19,290
Graduate $9,288 $13,932

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $14,106
On-campus other expenses $2,550
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $14,009
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,810
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,100

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $27,226 $36,946
Off-campus without family $27,389 $37,109
Off-campus with family $13,670 $23,390

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

58%

State Grant Aid

30%

Institution Grant Aid

37%

Pell Grant

30%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,192
State Grant Aid $3,025
Institution Grant Aid $3,352
Pell Grant Aid $4,191

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.