Admissions Scholarships

Admission's Merit Scholarships

Scholarships for incoming freshman students are offered through Millersville University's Admissions Office and are based on merit. It is important to remember the following:

    • Recipients are selected based on their academic performance (merit)
    • No Application is required
    • Students who qualify for Admissions Scholarships are placed in a pool and will be selected from that pool based on their qualifications
    • For more information about Merit Scholarships contact the Admission's Office

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Below you will find the different types of Merit Scholarships awarded by Admissions. Remember, that you do not have to complete an application to be considered for any of the below scholarships. When you apply to the university, you are placed into a pool and scholarship recipients are selected from that pool based on their qualifications. Awards are given to the highest qualified students first. If you have been selected to receive an award you will be notified by the Admissions Office.

Commitment to Excellence Scholarship for Freshman

    • Awarded for 4 consecutive semesters
    • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester
    • Must be an incoming freshman

Commitment to Excellence Scholarship for Transfer Students

    • Awarded for 4 consecutive semesters
    • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester
    • Must be a Pennsylvania resident

Out of State Housing Grant

    • Awarded for 4 consecutive semesters
    • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester
    • Must reside in on-campus housing
    • Must have financial need

Board of Governors Scholarship

    • Awarded for 8 consecutive semesters
    • GPA criteria: after 2 payments GPA must be a 2.5, after 4 payments GPA must be a 2.75, after 6 payments GPA must be a 3.0
    • Awarded to an incoming freshmen student

International Housing Grant

    • Awarded for 4 consecutive semesters
    • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester
    • Must be in a degree program

Search for Excellence Scholarship

    • Awarded to out of state students
    • Must maintain a 2.0 GPA each semester
    • Renewable for 8 consecutive semesters

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Reduced Tuition Eligibility for Out of State Residents

Reduced Tuition Eligibility for Out of State Residents

High Achievers Tier 1

    • Out-of-state tuition reduced by approximately $5000 per year.
    • Required minimum 1200 on the redesigned SAT* or a 26 ACT.
    • OR cumulative high school GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Maintain good academic standing to keep the reduced rate.

High Achievers Tier 2

    • Out-of-state tuition reduced by approximately $3000 per year.
    • Required minimum 1000 on the redesigned SAT* or a 21 ACT.
    • OR cumulative high school GPA of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale.
    • Maintain good academic standing to keep the reduced rate. 

Transfers

    • Out of state tuition reduced by approximately $3,000 per year.
    • Required minimum of 12 transferable credits and a 3.5 overall GPA upon entry to Millersville.
    • A final college transcript is required to receive the reduction.
    • Maintain good academic standing to keep the reduced rate (for a maximum of 6 semesters).

*Students who wish to qualify for Millersville’s out-of-state tuition reduction program may do so either with a SAT score on the new, redesigned test, or a score on the old SAT which is equivalent to the redesigned SAT based on the concordance table provided by College Board.

**If you qualify for an out-of-state tuition waiver, it is important to understand that this will not appear as an award on your Financial Aid Award Letter; instead, when you receive your tuition bill the reduction will have already been applied.

    Out of State Tuition and Fees Cost Comparison Chart

Out of State Tuition and Fees

$20,920 per year

Tier 2 Reduced Tuition and Fees

$17,920 per year

Tier 1 Reduced Tuition and Fees

$15,920 per year

  **These figures are based on 2016-17 ESTIMATED tuition and fees for full-time enrollment 

(12-18  credits).

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