Mills College Overview

Student population

Address5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA
School Websitewww.mills.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Mills College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Oakland, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,003 students applied to Mills College. Of those students, 858 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Mills College was $28,765, in addition to fees of $1,492. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Mills College.

Mills College has a 72% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Mills College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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Applicants admitted

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The Mills College acceptance rate is 86%. To put this into perspective, 858 of the 1,003 students who applied to Mills College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Mills College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Mills College had an SAT score between the range of 1,008 and 1,240. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Mills College was between 21 and 29 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Mills College as part of their application.

Mills College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Mills College, the tuition for in-state residents is $28,765. Combined with fees of $1,492, room and board costs of $13,448, other expenses of $2,468 and the $1,611 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $30,257 in tuition.

Students at Mills College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Mills College was $6,299 last year, with 56% of students being awarded federal aid.

Mills College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Mills College.

Mills College has a good gender split, with 100% of undergraduates being female and 0% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 74% of all students reside in California. However, 19% of students come from out-of-state and 7% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Mills College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Mills College Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES

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