Admissions

Admissions

Information for Prospective Integrated Studies Students

Thank you for your interest in Integrated Studies at Millersville University. Integrated Studies was created to provide a student with an intellectual disability with an inclusive and comprehensive postsecondary education to attain career, educational and life goals. The two or four-year fully inclusive program is offered through Millersville University’s Educational Foundations Department. Students are immersed into the University attending required undergraduate courses, practicums and internships, student housing, and learning with peer mentors by engaging in student-life events, as well as pursuing community service. 

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Eligibility Criteria

Prospective student applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for POST-SECONDARY admission:

  • Have a documented diagnosis of an intellectual and developmental disability as defined by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
  • Holds a GED, Diploma or Certificate of Completion.
  • Be at least 18 years old before August 31st of the academic year.
  • Be able to live in student housing with limited support.
  • Have basic safety skills in unsupervised settings.
  • Have support from family and a personal desire to gain necessary skills for self‐determination, independent living and employment
  • Independently negotiate the campus of Millersville University.

Prospective student applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for TRANSITION admission:

  • Have a documented diagnosis of an intellectual and developmental disability as defined by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
  • Enrolled in a secondary school with a transition plan supporting full engagement in Integrated Studies at Millersville University
  • Be at least 18 years old before August 31st of the academic year.
  • Be able to live in student housing with limited support.
  • Have basic safety skills in unsupervised settings.
  • Have support from family and a personal desire to gain necessary skills for self‐determination, independent living and employment
  • Independently negotiate the campus of Millersville University.

Application Process

  • Application Deadline for Fall: February 20th
  • If receiving services from another human services agency, please attach the Authorization to Receive Health Information to give consent for Millersville University to contact them for purposes of coordinating services.
  • All completed applications received by February 20th will be considered priority. Completed applications received after February 20th will be considered on a rolling basis. Applications received after February 20th will be considered on a space-available basis.
  • Applications are filed in the order in which they are received, and reviewed by the Admissions Review Panel throughout the year on a rolling basis for Fall enrollment. *Applying too close to the final deadline is strongly discouraged.
  • Personal interviews are conducted by the Admissions Review Panel with the prospective student and his/her parents or legal guardian.
  • Acceptance notification for all applications: March 30th
  • If accepted, the student begins Fall registration/enrollment process with Millersville University in collaboration with Integrated Studies throughout the summer and orientation conducted in August.