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Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a public institution that was founded in 1855. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,644, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 250 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Millersville University of Pennsylvania's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 86. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,361 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,721 (2011-12).
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Millersville University has focused program initiatives on student learning and engagement centered on the commitment to the liberal arts and sciences while embracing experiential learning experiences with public, private, regional, and global organizations. Initiatives include first-year programming with living / learning communities anchored by seminars, infusion of service-learning throughout the curriculum, internships, and cooperative education experiences in national and international settings, expanded study abroad opportunities, and an extensive undergraduate research program that culminates with formal presentations on-campus. Collaborative partnerships between academic and student affairs have resulted in well-integrated curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs that promote multicultural awareness, civil engagement, and student development.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Millersville University of Pennsylvania, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 57.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||57.7%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 22:1, and the school has 14.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania include: Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.2 percent.
Millersville University of Pennsylvania has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,644, with a gender distribution of 44.5 percent male students and 55.5 percent female students. At this school, 31.2 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 68.8 percent of students live off campus. Millersville University of Pennsylvania is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Millersville University of Pennsylvania offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Millersville University of Pennsylvania also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 38 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
|Students who have cars on campus||38%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 64.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,401.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$8,361 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,721 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$8,732 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data