Test -Optional Program

Test-Optional Admissions Program

Millersville University is now test-optional for applicants seeking admission for fall 2021.

Students will be guaranteed admission to Millersville University if they meet one of the following:

  • High school GPA of a 3.2 or greater at the end of junior year (based on a college preparatory curriculum on a 4.0 GPA scale);
  • Top 25 percent high school class ranking with a GPA on 3.0 or higher at the end of junior year.

If you do not meet the guaranteed admissions criteria above, your application will be evaluated for admissions using a combination of factors which may include:

  • GPA and rigor of high school coursework;
  • PSAT scores (if available);
  • Interview with MU admissions committee.

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply as test-optional?

    Students should submit their application to Millersville by following the instructions. Any student who meets the criteria for test-optional admissions will be automatically reviewed for admission without test scores.

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  • Can I apply as test optional if I do not meet the above criteria?
    Yes. Each applicant is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If a student submits an application without test scores, it will automatically be reviewed for admission. If it is determined that additional information is needed to complete an admissions review such as updated transcripts or an interview, the student will be contacted directly. 
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  • I qualify for test-optional and regular admission. Should I still submit my test scores?

    Any student who was able to sit for a standardized test and is interested in submitting scores as part of their admissions review may still do so. Any scores submitted to the admissions office will be used as part of the holistic review process.

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