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
  • 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.
  • For more information about Merit Scholarships contact the Admission's Office

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  • MU Presidential Scholarship
    • This award is a 4 year scholarship.  In order to renew you must meet the following criteria:
      • Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA each semester
      • Must be continually enrolled in 12+ credits each semester
      • Must be in a degree program
      • If you are eiligible to complete a FAFSA, you must submit one each year
  • Reduced Tuition Eligibility for Out-of-State Students

    Beginning with students admitted for Fall 2018 and forward, out-of-state and international students may qualify for an automatic tuition reduction upon admission to Millersville University. No separate application process is required.  Out-of-state students are defined as students with residence outside the state of Pennsylvania and international students are defined as students residing in the U.S. on a visa or intending to study in the U.S. on a student visa. 

    If you are an out-of-state or international freshman or transfer applicant; see below for eligibility criteria and award description per your student type.


    FRESHMAN


    • Awarded to ALL incoming freshman.
    • Must remain a full-time student.
    • Must maintain out-of-state residency.   

    The freshmen award reduces students’ out-of-state tuition rate by $6,000 per year and is renewable for the remainder of the students undergraduate studies here at Millersville University as long as the student continue to remain enrolled in regular semesters (fall/spring). Please note out-of-state and international tuition rates are the same.



    TRANSFERS


    • Required minimum of 12 transferable credits and 3.5 overall GPA upon entry.
    • A final college transcript is required to receive the reduction.
    • Must remain a full-time student.
    • Must maintain out-of-state residency.   
    • The transfer award reduces students’ out-of-state tuition rate by $4,000 per year and is renewable for the remainder of the students undergraduate studies here at Millersville University as long as the student continue to remain enrolled in regular semesters (fall/spring).  Please note out-of-state and international tuition rates are the same.

  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE OUT OF STATE TUITION REDUCTION PROGRAM

    Q: When are students notified of their tuition reduction?

    The admissions office will notify eligible freshmen at the point of admission into the university
    The admissions office will notify eligible transfer students 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 and Financial Aid?

    This is not a scholarship. It is a tuition reduction available to all eligible out of state residents. Students may still apply for merit-based scholarships and financial aid.

    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. Freshmen may receive the reduction for up to 8 semesters. Transfer students may receive the reduction for up to 6 semesters.

    Q: Do transfer students have to transfer from an out-of-state college or university?

    No. Incoming transfer students must be non-Pennsylvania residents to receive the reduction. They may transfer from either an in-state or out-of-state college or university.

  • CONTACT ADMISSIONS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS

    Call: 1-800-MU-ADMIT or 717-871-4625
    Email: admissions@millersville.edu