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Reduced Tuition Eligibility for Out-of-State Residents

Reduced Tuition

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 which includes our international students, you may be eligible for a reduced tuition rate if you have the following criteria: 

Freshmen

High Achievers Tier 1

  • Out-of-state tuition reduced by approximately $5000 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 $3000 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.

Transfers

  • Out of state tuition reduced by approximately $3,000 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 about the 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 717-872-3371
Email: admissions@millersville.edu