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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
Millersville University of Pennsylvania is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Address
1 South George Street, Lyle Hall
Millersville, PA 17551
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Millersville University of Pennsylvania Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1130
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$18,624/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,595/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,173/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,964/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,994/ year
  • $110k+
    $23,576/ year
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Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.74 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.84 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.84 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,941Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 56 responses
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  • Open-minded
    43%
  • Friendly and welcoming
    36%
  • Excited
    11%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Milenials
    4%
  • loser
    2%
  • Undiverse
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.101 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.117 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 71 responses
Report
  • Decent, educational, while still having fun things
    45%
  • Decent and educational
    21%
  • Community centered, positive, amazing
    15%
  • Awesome
    10%
  • Lame
    3%
  • dull
    1%
  • Golden
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.58 responses
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Millersville University of Pennsylvania Reviews

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My experience at Millersville University has been phenomenal! I have participated in two different organizations (MU Footprints & FUSION Step Team) as an Exec Board Member and have worked my way up to in these organizations and had also begun my own student organization (After School Corps) that focused on student volunteering. In 2016 I was nominated to participate in Millersville University's Homecoming Court and had the privilege of learning about some of the other student leaders from the university. During my time on Homecoming Court my love for the University grew and I was honored and crowned as Millersville University's 2016 Homecoming Queen. Through my many involvements on campus; student organizations, homecoming court, housing employee, and student services employee; I have learned many skills that have been very useful for me professionally.
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I'm new here, but ever since I came to my first open house I've been in love with the place! The campus is so gorgeous, the programs are so good for the price (especially teaching, which is what I am majoring in), the food is comparatively good. The band is better than the football team, if that's what you're looking for. Dorms are sub par, but after your freshman year you can go to on campus apartments which are really nice. The wifi overall isn't the best, it's spotty and goes out for a while. MU is incredibly safe. Another benefit is how many connections you make and how certain it is that you will succeed. There are opportunities for professional advancement, research, internships, and careers at every turn. If you have initiative they will help you.
tldr; go here if you want a quality education for cheap and are okay with the wifi blinking sometimes.
I have visited Millersville as a prospective student earlier this summer. I loved the environment, the helpful staff and students, the campus, and knowing that they take their education seriously. This is certainly a college I would recommend to anyone!