Paying For Millersville

Coming to one of the very best public universities in the country does not mean you have to pay an extreme price. Millersville University offers you its stellar reputation and a high-quality education at a fraction of what you would expect. See our comparison chart below for Fall 2017/Spring 2018 costs.

Millersville University 4-Yr. Private College***
PA Resident Non-PA Resident  
Tuition/Fees $11,858* $21,560 $33,480
Room/Board $13,670** $13,670** $11,890
Annual Total $25,528 $35,230 $45,370

*Based on 5 classes (15 credits) per semester. **Based on a 19 meals/week plan. View all meal plan options. ***Based on average published tuition prices for private four-year institutes from

Financial Aid

Learn the different kinds of Financial Aid available at Millersville University.

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As a public university, we make the commitment to stay affordable. Coming to MU could save a Pennsylvania resident more than $21,000 annually compared to a private institution. Additionally, over 83% of our students receive some sort of financial aid such as federal or state grants, scholarships, work-study, or loans.  Visit our Grants and Scholarships page for more information. For detailed information regarding tuition and fees visit our Office of Student Accounts web page.

Reduced TuitionNon-PA Resident Reduced Tuition

Non-PA residents may qualify for reduced tuition. Click here for more information.

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid offers professional staff to help you and your family find the best way to finance your education. Student financial aid programs are available for our students through various sources but it starts with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (known as FASFA). Our FASFA deadline is March 15th.


We have scholarships ranging from $100 up to full tuition. Our scholarship process is competitive and offers the very best students an opportunity to be honored for their accomplishments. Visit our Grants and Scholarships. All students who are admitted to Millersville are considered for merit-based scholarships.

Other Sources

Other sources of aid come in the form of work study, external scholarships, tuition waivers, federal student loans, and alternative loans. Be sure to do your research and ask questions about these sources and any others you may find.

TMS - Monthly Payment Option

Tuition Management Systems (TMS) allows for families to enroll in an annual 10 month or per semester 5 month payment plan. To learn more about the monthly installment payment plans visit our Office of Student Account's webpage. 

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