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Millersville University of Pennsylvania Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
85%
Admission Difficulty for Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Millersville University of Pennsylvania and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 85%.  It ranks #75 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Millersville University of Pennsylvania is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,395 out of 6,381 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent (SAT 1000/1190 ACT 0/0). Millersville University of Pennsylvania typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.36. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Millersville University of Pennsylvania. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 89% of students submitted SAT scores.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1000-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT 
89%
SAT Scores for Millersville University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Millersville University of Pennsylvania
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Millersville University of Pennsylvania?

Millersville University of Pennsylvania typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 900. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. Millersville University of Pennsylvania ranks #32 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Millersville University of Pennsylvania admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1190 and Above Good >92%
1095 to 1190 Avg + 85%-92%
1000 to 1095 Avg - 75%-85%
905 to 1000 Reach 61%-75%
Less than 905 Low <61%
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Millersville University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Millersville University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Millersville University of Pennsylvania
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Millersville University of Pennsylvania GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.36
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Millersville University of Pennsylvania?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Millersville University of Pennsylvania. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Millersville University of Pennsylvania was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #69 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Millersville University of Pennsylvania accepts 85% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Millersville University of Pennsylvania students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 8.5% Good
3.75 to 3.99 16.9% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 19.9% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.6% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 13.8% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 20.7% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.3% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.3% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

66% of Millersville University of Pennsylvania freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Millersville University of Pennsylvania students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 37%
Top 50% of class 66%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Millersville University of Pennsylvania admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,571 2,810 6,381
Accepted 3,109 2,286 5,395
Acceptance Rate 87% 81% 85%
Enrolled 660 500 1,160
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 22% 22%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Millersville University of Pennsylvania is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Millersville University of Pennsylvania and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Millersville University of Pennsylvania Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Millersville University of Pennsylvania
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214041 IPEDS survey data for Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

FAQs

Does Millersville University of Pennsylvania prefer SAT or ACT?

89% of students submit their SAT scores to Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

What is my chance of getting into Millersville University of Pennsylvania?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Millersville University of Pennsylvania?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1190. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.