Funding Your Millersville Education

Funding Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Depending on qualifications, some students may qualify for a reduced tuition rate. Students who qualify will be automatically awarded the reduction upon admission to Millersville. There is no separate application process to be considered for this award. If you are a freshman applicant or transfer student residing outside of Pennsylvania, you may be eligible for a reduced tuition rate if you have the following criteria:

Reduced tuition for international studentsInternational Freshmen

High Achievers Tier 1

  • Out-of-state tuition reduced by approximately $5,600 per year.
  • Required minimum 1200 on the re-designed 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 $3,700 per year.
  • Required minimum 1000 on the re-designed 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. 

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

International Transfer Students

  • International tuition reduced by approximately $3,700 per year.
  • Required minimum of 12 transferrable credits and a 3.5 overall GPA upon entry to Millersville.
  • Final college transcript is required to receive the reduction.
  • Maintain good academic standing to keep the reduced rate (for a maximum of 6 semesters).

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I am currently an international student attending Millersville. Do I qualify for the reduction since I met the criteria at the time I was admitted?

No. Only international students admitted for the Fall 2017 semester and onwards are eligible for the tuition reduction.

Q. When are students notified of their tuition reduction?

The admissions office will notify eligible international freshmen at the point of admission into the university. Eligible transfer students will be notified in writing upon receipt of their official (final) transcript from their previous institution(s).

Q. Is this a scholarship? May I still apply for Merit Scholarships?

This is not a scholarship. It is a tuition reduction available to all eligible international students. Students may still apply for merit based scholarships.

Q: Will I receive the tuition adjustment throughout my entire education?

Students must maintain good academic standing as determined by the University in order to maintain the adjustment. International freshmen may receive the reduction for up to 8 semesters. Transfer students may receive the reduction for up to 6 semesters.

Q: Do students have to transfer from a college or university outside of the United States?

No. Incoming transfer students must be international students (F-1 visa holder) to receive the reduction. They may transfer from either an in-state or out-of-state college or university. If a student is transferring from a non-U.S. institution, he/she must have 12 transferrable credits.  Credits will be deemed transferrable upon receiving an international transcript evaluation from WES or AACRAO.

Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students