Awards And Recognition

Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Carnegie Foundation Logo(2020) Millersville University has been selected to receive the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. Millersville is one of only 243 institutions in the country that now hold the elective classification.

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U.S. News

(2020) The 2021 ranking from U.S. News & World Report puts Millersville University at #29 on the list of “best public universities in the north.”

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Insight into Diversity

(2022) Millersville received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from “INSIGHT Into Diversity” magazine for the 11th consecutive year.

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Your Local Security
(2020) Millersville University was ranked among the safest schools in the United States and ranked as the safest campus in Pennsylvania. The University was ranked #16 in the nation. 

Military Friendly

Military Friendly Bronze AwardMillersville University has been recognized by Military Friendly Schools and has received the bronze award for '21-22. The ranking is based on military support on campus, academic credibility, percent of military students, the flexibility of military students and post-graduation employment rates of military students. This distinction further underscores Millersville's commitment to offering military students “the best services, programs, discounts, scholarships, clubs, networking and staff.”

Gifted Education


best-online-masters-in-gifted-talented-education-600x530-269x238.pngMillersville University’s master’s degree in gifted education was ranked number 22 in the nation by in 2021.

Top Ranked Programs for Excellence

The ‘Ville’s bachelor’s degrees in communication, early childhood education and music production, and the online master’s degree in emergency management programs all made the top 50 list.

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Pennsylvania Green Colleges LogoPennsylvania Green Colleges LogoAs a member of the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium, Millersville is collaboratively helping at a state-wide level to conserve and protect our natural resources for the benefit of current and future generations. Learn more about our environmental stewardship.   Learn more about our environmental stewardship

Second Nature
Millersville University was recognized by Second Nature for its climate change response efforts, receiving a “Cross-Sector Collaboration” award at the Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit.

Green Power Partner logoGreen Power Partnership
Millersville University’s Lombardo Welcome Center received a certificate of partnership from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership in recognition of efforts to help reduce the negative health impacts of air emissions through the use of green power.


(2021) Millersville’s Respiratory Therapy program received the Distinguished Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

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(2021) Out of the top 10 online master’s degree programs in emergency management (MSEM) in the nation, Millersville University (MU) ranks number seven, according to

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(2021) Millersville University’s (MU) online master’s degree ranked 14 in the national survey.

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Great Colleges to Work For

Logo for Great Colleges to Work ForMillersville University was recognized in three categories for the prestigious “Great Colleges to Work For” award, presented by ModernThink.