Millersville University Of Pennsylvania

Millersville University Of Pennsylvania

Millersville University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1855, and is a public college located in Pennsylvania. The college serves more than 7,000 undergraduates and over 900 graduates. The university is popular for its programs in natural/ physical sciences and education. Graduate and undergraduate programs are offered within its 6 college components:

  • Corporate University
  • Honors College
  • Professional Training and Education
  • School of Education
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • School of Science & Mathematics

Millersville University's mascot is the Marauders, and the official team colors are gold and black. The college has a women's volleyball team and men's and women's soccer teams. Nicole Brewer, Miss Pennsylvania 2005; Uldis Samuel Vecrumba, famous Physicist; Chris King, Pennsylvania politician; Robb Riddick, former NFL player; and football player Will Lewis are the famous alumni of this university.

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania
20 Dilworth Rd
Millersville , PA 17551-0302
General Phone: (717) 872-3024

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Millersville University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching319educational administration, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, reading teaching
Liberal Arts301area studies, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, anthropology, economics, geography, political science, ...
Business and Management203business management
Science168biology, atmospheric sciences, chemistry, geology, oceanography, physics
Therapy and Counseling156psychology
Engineering Technician104industrial tech, industrial production tech, occupational safety tech
Media103communication studies
Art Studies78art studies
Family and Social Work77social work
Nursing and Emergency Medicine27nurse practitioner, nursing science, various nursing
Computer Science and Engineering26computer and info science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy24sports and fitness management
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy
Science and Laboratory Technician2chemical tech

Number of programs and degrees for Millersville University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,42633
Associate's degree44
Master's degree23520

Millersville University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Millersville University had a total enrollment of 8,306 students (7,892 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 6%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 31%
20-21 32%
22-24 18%
25-29 8%
30-34 3%
35-39 3%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey2%

Millersville University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %
Part-Time 45 %

Millersville University Room and Board (2007)

Millersville University offers campus housing for 2,284 of its 7,892 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Millersville, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Millersville University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal470570
SAT Math490580
SAT Writing460560

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Millersville University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,866
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,996
Room and board $ 7,308
Room charge $ 4,348
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,960
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,687

Financial Aid:
Millersville University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332500)

Millersville University Faculty

Millersville University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4134
Non-tenured and not on tenure track68

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year57$97,80739$97,224
Associate professoracademic year46$77,03051$77,598
Assistant professoracademic year53$60,54445$60,106
Instructoracademic year4$44,0714$44,071
All faculty totalacademic year160$78,147139$76,477

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Millersville University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Basketball Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Baseball Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Track Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports198099

Millersville University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Area Studies, Other
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, Other
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Physics, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Millersville University Apart:

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checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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