Mills College

644 reviews
  1. Oakland, CA
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B-
Mills College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Great South Athletic Conference
Address
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613
Website

Mills College Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1020-1250
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended

Cost

Net Price
$27,403/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,532/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,360/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,892/ year
  • $76-110k
    $28,471/ year
  • $110k+
    $34,432/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.42 responses
89%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.44 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.44 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
875Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Outspoken, determined, socially conscious
    36%
  • Angry and feminist and closet racists.
    21%
  • Feminist
    14%
  • Motivated and determined to succeed
    14%
  • Angry
    7%
  • Empowered
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life.44 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.62 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Liberal, thought provoking
    30%
  • All of the above, actually.
    25%
  • Engaged and interdisciplinary
    15%
  • Studious, thoughtful, engaging, in-depth
    15%
  • Passionate, outspoken, empowered, socially aware
    10%
  • Also very liberal
    5%

After Mills College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%
59%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.17 responses

Reviews

644 reviews
  • Excellent
    130
  • Very Good
    255
  • Average
    192
  • Poor
    42
  • Terrible
    25
I really enjoy the politically and socially active atmosphere on campus. Every student has some passion or a want for a level of involvement in the outside community. I have enjoyed all of my classes, but particularly those in the economics department. I feel prepared for my degree.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
All classes are thoroughly enjoyable
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
It has a great campus and is extremely friendly towards the LGBT+ community
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago