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Mills College
  • 4 Year
  • OAKLAND, CA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

Mills is an above-average private college located in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 674 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mills acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include English, Political Science and Government, and Psychology. Graduating 57% of students, Mills alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,600.

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5000 MACARTHUR BLVD
OAKLAND, CA 94613
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Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
American Collegiate Athletic Association

Mills College Rankings

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Mills Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1000-1290
ACT Range
19-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,417 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,141 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 60 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 60 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
674 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
49
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Outspoken, determined, socially conscious
    42%
  • Feminist
    23%
  • Empowered
    13%
  • Angry and feminist and closet racists.
    10%
  • Motivated and determined to succeed
    10%
  • Angry
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
80%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 58 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 78 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 37 responses
  • All of the above, actually.
    35%
  • Liberal, thought provoking
    27%
  • Passionate, outspoken, empowered, socially aware
    14%
  • Engaged and interdisciplinary
    8%
  • Studious, thoughtful, engaging, in-depth
    8%
  • Also very liberal
    5%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
63%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 30 responses

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