At Mills College, you’ll be inspired to expand your thinking and realize your full potential.
At Mills College, you’ll find the freedom and support you need to pursue your passions. Founded in 1852, Mills is ranked one of the top colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. Here, you’llbe encouraged to ask questions and dig deep for answers. You’ll discover the power of your voice so you can speak up and make a difference for the ideals and people that matter to you.
Experience an education as individual as you are
At the heart of a Mills education is the personal attention that leads to extraordinary learning. MPOWER,the signature undergraduate experience at Mills, is designed around you—helping you discover and realize your dreams and equipping you to learn and lead.
You’ll start your educational journey at Mills with a personal academic success team that will guide you throughout the course of your studies. You’ll dive into experiential learning and study away opportunities that expand your learning and get you even more involved in the world. You’ll put your passions into practice with a one-of-a-kind faculty-mentored project that showcases your individual interests, and our career services team will help you connect your passions to real-world internships and career preparation.
Join a welcoming community
One of the country’s most diverse liberal arts and sciences colleges, Mills offers many ways for you to make lifelong friends and gain collaborative leadership skills. On campus, you can choose from more than 30 student-run organizations (or start your own); try out for one of our varsity sports teams (cross-country, rowing, soccer, swimming, tennis, or volleyball); and live in a themed housing community where hallmates share a common interest.
Off campus, you’ll have all the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer at your fingertips, from outdoor adventures to world-class museums. A global center of innovation, the Bay Area alsoprovides opportunities for students to gain hands-on work experience at a range of international organizations and innovative start-up companies.
Afford a top-ranked education
We want a life-changing Mills education to be within reach of academically talented students from around the globe, so in fall 2018, we lowered our tuition by 36%. Our goal is to make Mills as accessible and affordable as possible to students of all backgrounds.
Be prepared for success
Our 25,000 alumnae are blazing trailsevery day in over 60 countries. Some are pursuing advanced degrees at the world’s most prestigious universities; others are leading nonprofits and businesses and pushing the boundaries in the arts and sciences. A select group serve in the government, including the United States House of Representatives and the diplomatic corps of nations such as Saudi Arabia and Jordan.
Wherever you choose to go next, you’ll be equipped to forge a distinctive path, emboldened to transform the world, and empowered to make a statement.
• Art and Technology*
• Art History*
• Art Studio*
• Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
• Business Administration*
• Business Economics
• Child Development*
• Child Development and Elementary Education
• Computer Science*
• Data Science
• Environmental Science
• Environmental Studies*
• Ethnic Studies*
• Global Humanities and Critical Thought*
• Individualized Major (self-designed)
• Political Science*
• Politics, Economics, Policy, and Law (PEPL)
• Public Health and Health Equity*
• Theater Studies*
• Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
* Also available as a minor
• Book Art
• Chinese Language and Culture
• Creative Writing
• French and Francophone Studies
• International Relations
• Legal Studies
• Public Policy
• Queer Studies
• Religious Studies
• Spanish and Spanish American Studies
• Urban Education
• Women, Leadership, and Social Change
• Women’s Studies
• Medicine/Health Sciences
BACHELOR’S-TO-MASTER’S ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAMS
• Computer Science
• Public Policy