Millersville University of Pennsylvania

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$9,570
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,599
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.3%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
84.5%
6,381 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
7,456
71.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
56.3%
751 Graduates

About

Millersville University of Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in Lancaster County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Millersville University of Pennsylvania were Nursing School (134 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (129 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (98 degrees).

In 2020, 1,798 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. 62.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,419 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is $9,570, which is $−12,960 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is $9,570, which is $−12,960 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,599.

In 2020, 63% of undergraduate students attending Millersville University of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,570
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Millersville University of Pennsylvania was $9,570. The cost of tuition at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is $−12,960 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$21,599
2020 Value
0.437%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Millersville University of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,599. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Millersville University of Pennsylvania grew by 0.437%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,058
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Millersville University of Pennsylvania was of $14,058 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.46% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Millersville University of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 14.5% with respect to 2019, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.3%
2018 Default Rate
87
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Millersville University of Pennsylvania was 4.3%, which represents 87 out of the 2023 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Millersville University of Pennsylvania received 6,381 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.08% annual growth. Out of those 6,381 applicants, 5,395 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.5% acceptance rate.

There were 7,456 students enrolled at Millersville University of Pennsylvania in 2020, and 46% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Millersville University of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 21.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
5,395
Accepted Out of 6,381

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Millersville University of Pennsylvania was 84.5% (5,395 admissions from 6,381 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 79.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 2.08%, while admissions grew by 8.88%.

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SAT Scores

46%
Submission Percentage
530
Scores Submitted

46% of enrolled first-time students at Millersville University of Pennsylvania in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Millersville University of Pennsylvania has a total enrollment of 7,456 students. The full-time enrollment at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 5,311 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,145. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.3% White, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.07% Black or African American, 2.72% Asian, 1.25% Two or More Races, 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0939% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Millersville University of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.3%), followed by White Male (31.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.53%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (62.8%), followed by White Male (16.7%) and Black or African American Female (6.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,456 students. The full-time enrollment at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 5,311 and the part-time enrollment is 2,145. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Millersville University of Pennsylvania was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Millersville University of Pennsylvania had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,616
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    751
  3. Black or African American
    602

The enrolled student population at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is 75.3% White, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.07% Black or African American, 2.72% Asian, 1.25% Two or More Races, 0.322% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0939% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 86 students (1.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 456 more women than men received degrees from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is white (1,419 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is Nursing School (134 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (129 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (98 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (99 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are Other managers (150,827 people), Postsecondary teachers (149,722 people), Social workers, all other (144,415 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (143,618 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (90,557 people).

The most specialized majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), Engineering Technologies (99 degrees), English (66 degrees), and Science Technologies (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), Engineering Technologies (99 degrees), English (66 degrees), and Science Technologies (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are Elementary & secondary schools (330,266 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (290,033 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (157,816 people), Computer Systems Design (133,143 people), and Individual & family services (107,865 people).

The most specialized majors at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are Public Administration and Social Service (138 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (69 degrees), Engineering Technologies (99 degrees), English (66 degrees), and Science Technologies (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
Most Common
  1. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 129 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 98 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Millersville University of Pennsylvania was Nursing School with 134 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

671
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,127
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 671 degrees were awarded to men at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, which is 0.595 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,127).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Millersville University of Pennsylvania in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 57 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 119 degrees were awarded to women at Millersville University of Pennsylvania in Social Work, which is 6.26 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 37% of students graduating from Millersville University of Pennsylvania completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.266% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,419 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    131 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    126 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is white (1,419 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

1.45% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    893 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    526 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Millersville University of Pennsylvania is white female (893 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (526 degrees).

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Operations

Millersville University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $38.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.92M (5.02%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Millersville University of Pennsylvania had a total salary expenditure of $164M. Millersville University of Pennsylvania employs 108 Associate professors, 83 Assistant professors, and 82 Professors. Most academics at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are Male Associate professors (54), Female Associate professors(54), and Male Professors (48).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Millersville University of Pennsylvania are: Business and Financial Operations, with 138 employees, Service, with 118 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$38.3M
2020 Endowment
12.8%
decline from 2019

Millersville University of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $38.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Millersville University of Pennsylvania declined 12.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.34M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.82M - Federal
  2. $6.22M - State
  3. $30k - Local

As of 2020, Millersville University of Pennsylvania received $5.82M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.22M from state grants and contracts, and $30k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$69.8M
2020 Salaries
1.91%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Millersville University of Pennsylvania paid a median of $69.8M in salaries, which represents 42.6% of their overall expenditure ($164M) and a 1.91% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.18% growth from 2018 and a 0.288% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.2M
Instructional Salaries
277
Number of Employees

In 2020, Millersville University of Pennsylvania paid a total of $25.2M to 277 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
108 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
138 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Millersville University of Pennsylvania were Associate professor with 108 employees; Assistant professor with 83 employees; and Assistant professor with 82 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Millersville University of Pennsylvania were Business and Financial Operations with 138 employees; Service with 118 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Millersville University of Pennsylvania was Male Associate professor with 54 employees, Female Associate professor with 54 employees, and Male Professor with 48 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

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