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Millersville University of Pennsylvania Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Millersville University of Pennsylvania Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania was awarded 25 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is special education.

Overall Quality

Millersville is ranked #719 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Millersville is also ranked #63 out of 123 schools in Pennsylvania.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Millersville?

Acceptance Rate

Millersville University of Pennsylvania has an acceptance rate of 79%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 93% of students accepted to Millersville submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 480 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Millersville University of Pennsylvania  ( 490 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Millersville University of Pennsylvania  ( 480 to 570 )
Millersville received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 64%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  64 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Freshmen Retention Rate

Millersville University of Pennsylvania has a freshmen retention rate of 77%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  77 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Millersville this rate is 36%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  36 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Millersville

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,760 undergraduates at Millersville with 5,499 being full-time and 1,261 being part-time.

Millersville Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Millersville scored 51.10 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  51.10 out of 100
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How Much Does Millersville University of Pennsylvania Cost?

The overall average net price of Millersville is $21,923. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Millersville

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,974 $17,763 $21,142 $24,520 $25,721

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Millersville, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Millersville, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $9,338 a year. That adds up to $37,352 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Millersville is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Millersville Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Millersville make about $43,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania make the most money.

Location of Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Located in Millersville, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a public institution. Millersville is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Contact details for Millersville are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, PA 17551-0302
Phone: 717-871-4636

Millersville University of Pennsylvania Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 42 majors graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Of these students, 1,469 received undergraduate degrees and 291 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 190 $37,000
Nursing 130 $64,000
Communication & Media Studies 112 $32,100
General Biology 96 $35,300
Teacher Education Grade Specific 80 $32,900
Social Work 77 $29,500
General Psychology 71 $27,300
Special Education 61 $42,500
Interdisciplinary Studies 60 NA
Industrial Production Technology 56 $44,600

Learn more about the majors offered at Millersville University of Pennsylvania along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Millersville

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,634 students took at least one online class at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. This is an increase from the 1,324 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,634 525
2016-2017 1,324 419
2015-2016 1,240 373
2014-2015 1,122 204
2013-2014 1,015 145

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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