Millersville is named to Kiplinger's 100 Best Values in Public College.

General Information

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.

Millersville University Penn State University Park 4-year Private College
Tuition/Fees $8,866.00* $16,992.00 $37,222.00
Room/Board $9,632.00 $10,116.00 $12,569.00
Total $18,498.00 $26,146.00 $49,791.00
Cost over 4 years $73,992 $104,584 $199,164

*Non PA resident tuition / fees are $18,990.00

As a public university we make the commitment to stay affordable. Coming to MU would save you more than $100,000 over 4-years compared to a private institution. Additionally, over 82% of our students receive some sort of financial aid such as federal or state grants, scholarships, work-study, or loans.

Reduced TuitionGreat News for Out of State Residents!

Freshmen entering for the Spring 2014/Fall 2014 term 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. To be considered for a scholarship you must complete a supplemental form included in our application for admissions or click here.

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 Bursar's Office webpage.