Mills College: Ranking & Review

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Oakland Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 741 2610
Top 16%

Mills College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate87%%87%
Enrolled undergraduates179179
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,3101281,182

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Mills College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $63,767 $63,767
Off-campus $64,679 $64,679
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,788 and other expenses per full academic year.

Mills College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 794 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $44,765 $44,765
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,471 $1,471
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,865 $1,865
Tuition for Full-time graduates $33,480 $33,480
Fees for full-time graduates $1,366 $1,366
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,860 $1,860

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Education 54 17 71
Visual and Performing Arts 26 26 52
Social Sciences 50 50
English Language and Literature & Letters 27 16 43
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4 31 35
Psychology 30 30
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 26 26
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 6 13 19
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 7 11 18
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 8 8 16
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 15 15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3 5 8
Health Professions and Related Programs 8 8
Mathematics and Statistics 5 5
History 4 4
Physical Sciences 1 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total821416417403

A total of 222 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mills College.

At the master's and doctor's level 181 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate69%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

General info

Alternative namesMC
MottoUna destinatio, viae diversae
One destination, many paths
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff350
Instructional FTE113
Research FTE5
Public Service FTE13
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, California, 94613
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Fax+1 (510) 430 3314

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