Millersville University is the best choice for people of Pennsylvania and beyond who are motivated to apply their native intelligence and a world-class education to the challenging and important work of guiding themselves, their families and their communities through times of changing opportunity. The men and women of the Millersville University faculty are scholars highly respected in their fields; approachable teachers and active mentors who engage their students in the classroom, the office, the research lab, and in the life of the campus. The faculty is thoroughly supported in its work by the men and women of the Millersville University staff and leadership team -- caring people of competence and integrity who share with their faculty partners a determination that Millersville graduates shall be as prepared to lead robust intellectual, professional and civic lives as the graduates of any of the nation's best known institutions.
With a student population of 7,359 undergraduate and 1,068 graduate students, Millersville University offers all the advantages you would expect from a university: competitive programs, great facilities, a diverse student community and a variety of campus programming all offered in an accessible, intimate and close-knit atmosphere more frequently found at a smaller college. The average class size is 25 students and the student faculty ratio is an impressive 18:1.
While Millersville University began in 1855 as a teacher's college; it now offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate majors in the areas of science and mathematics, education and humanities and social sciences. Undergraduate students may take their education one step further by applying to the Honors College, a program that challenges them to raise their academic and professional sights beyond their expectations.
The Graduate Studies program offers more than 50 master's degrees and professional certifications in the arts, sciences, education and professional disciplines. New programs have been developed, such as the Master's in Social Work (MSW) and the Master of Science in Emergency Management (MSEM). Graduate programs are designed for adult learners and so feature evening courses, on- and off-campus locations, and technology-enhanced delivery.
Overall, Millersville University has a reputation for graduating students who are well trained and ready to offer valuable and competent skills to potential employers. In fact, a recent survey of Millersville University graduates indicated that 75 percent were hired within three months of their graduation and 97 percent were currently employed.