Awards And Recognition
Carnegie Community Engagement Classification
(2020) Millersville University has been selected to receive the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. Millersville is one of only 243 institutions in the country that now hold the elective classification.
(2020) The 2021 ranking from U.S. News & World Report puts Millersville University at #29 on the list of “best public universities in the north.”
Insight into Diversity
(2021) Millersville received the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from “INSIGHT Into Diversity” magazine for the 10th consecutive year.
Your Local Security
(2020) Millersville University was ranked among the safest schools in the United States and ranked as the safest campus in Pennsylvania. The University was ranked #16 in the nation.
Millersville University has been recognized by Military Friendly Schools and has received the bronze award for '21-22. The ranking is based on military support on campus, academic credibility, percent of military students, the flexibility of military students and post-graduation employment rates of military students. This distinction further underscores Millersville's commitment to offering military students “the best services, programs, discounts, scholarships, clubs, networking and staff.”
Millersville University’s master’s degree in gifted education was ranked number 22 in the nation by CollegeChoice.net in 2021.
Early Education Program Ranked One of Best in Country
Study.com’s 2020 Rankings for the Best Early Childhood Education Programs, puts Millersville University among the 50 best in the country. MU made the list at #35, one of nine schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to make the list.
Pennsylvania Green Colleges LogoAs a member of the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium, Millersville is collaboratively helping at a state-wide level to conserve and protect our natural resources for the benefit of current and future generations. Learn more about our environmental stewardship. Learn more about our environmental stewardship.
Millersville University was recognized by Second Nature for its climate change response efforts, receiving a “Cross-Sector Collaboration” award at the Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit.
Green Power Partnership
Millersville University’s Lombardo Welcome Center received a certificate of partnership from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership in recognition of efforts to help reduce the negative health impacts of air emissions through the use of green power.
(2021) Millersville’s Respiratory Therapy program received the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
(2021) Out of the top 10 online master’s degree programs in emergency management (MSEM) in the nation, Millersville University (MU) ranks number seven, according to TheBestSchools.org.
(2021) Millersville University’s (MU) online master’s degree ranked 14 in the national BestColleges.com survey.
Great Colleges to Work For
Millersville University was recognized in three categories for the prestigious “Great Colleges to Work For” award, presented by ModernThink.