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Founded as a teaching college in 1855, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the most highly regarded universities in the northeast region of the United States. Millersville recognizes excellence in teaching and learning as its reason for being and is committed to offering students a high quality, comprehensive university experience of exceptional value. Dedicated to providing nationally recognized programs that embrace the liberal arts, Millersville provides academic opportunities which are supported by outstanding faculty who are accomplished scholars, artists and practitioners. Millersville is one of 14 comprehensive universities within the PA State System of Higher Education.

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Millersville University is proud to provide rigorous academic programs and rich cultural offerings on a picturesque 220 acre campus. Deeply rooted in the history of Lancaster County, Millersville’s commitment to excellence began in the 1850s and continues today through nationally recognized teacher education programs, strong science and technology programs, ample service learning opportunities, and a strong liberal arts-based curriculum. With more than 50 majors to choose from, students select Millersville based on its academic reputation, finding opportunities to explore an amazing array of academic programs supported by state-of-the-art science and industrial technology laboratories, art studios, writing and language laboratories. Emphasizing holistic development, these academic programs are complemented by countless co-curricular opportunities, such as intercollegiate (NCAA Division II) and intramural athletics, and the University’s emphasis on community engagement and civic responsibility.