Millersville University offers a world-class education—one where our students can make the most of their potential. Founded over 150 years ago, today’s Millersville University is one of the most highly regarded public universities in its region of the United States. We are home to a faculty of dedicated educators considered among the very best in their disciplines. Millersville provides a broad-based support system to nourish body and spirit. Our experiential learning programs, athletic teams, and diverse clubs and organizations help our community, as well as our students, to strengthen and flourish.
Millersville University is considered a destination of choice for many international students seeking a top-rated liberal arts education. Our scenic, 250-acre campus is just minutes from historical downtown Lancaster, 50 miles from Baltimore, 64 miles from Philadelphia, around 100 miles from Washington D.C. and 160 miles from New York City.
Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from -5.0°C to 29.5°C.
Millersville students have two big advantages: the resources of a large university and the support of a caring, residential learning community. You’ll find a safe and warm community where “hellos” are comfortably exchanged and close friendships are easily formed. At Millersville, you can choose from more than 130 student clubs and organizations. With modern classrooms and training facilities along with safe and convenient on-campus accommodation options, Millersville offers a great student experience. Five new residence halls are featured with fully furnished suites; cable TV, Wi-Fi; smart laundry facilities and kitchens.
BestColleges.com named Millersville University one of the safest college campuses in America. Millersville received the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification in 2010 and received the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction the last four years it was awarded. Millersville has also earned a spot in the Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges.
100+ Undergraduate programs of study
98% of faculty hold highest degrees in their field
82% of students receive financial assistance
Enrollment of 7,000 undergraduates and 945 graduates
NO CLASSES taught by teaching assistants
Ranking TOP 30 of public universities in the north
27 average class size
95% of graduates employed within 6 months
Student teacher ratio of 19:1
Early Childhood Education
Prepare for teaching and administrative positions in a variety of young learning settings with Millersville University's graduate-level Early Childhood Education program.
Duration: 2 years Deadline: Ongoing
The graduate-level Emergency Management program at Millersville University releases leaders into the workforce who are prepared to plan and coordinate emergency management efforts.