Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU)

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania can be found in Millersville, PA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 9,600 students are enrolled at MU.

Many of the students getting into MU got an SAT score between 1360 - 1650, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 19 - 24. We were able to estimate the Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU) average GPA (3.06 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 72% of all those who apply are admitted to MU, from which 33% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Millersville University of Pennsylvania was reported as 71.9% in Fall 2013 with over 5,460 college applications submitted to Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • MU SAT Scores: 1360 - 1650
  • MU ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • MU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Millersville University of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Millersville University of Pennsylvania is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Millersville University of Pennsylvania has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 53.2%
  • 2010-2011: 57.7%
  • 2011-2012: 57.7%
  • 2012-2013: 62.9%
  • 2013-2014: 71.9%
  • Projected MU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.0%

How Does Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU) Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Millersville University of Pennsylvania is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Franklin and Marshall College39.3%
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences52.0%
Lancaster Bible College58.1%
Elizabethtown College69.6%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York84.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 550
Math460 - 560
Writing440 - 540
Total Score1360 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 24
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