We are fully committed to ensuring that a Mills education is within reach for those who have the desire and the qualifications to attend. Our costs are competitive with other colleges of our caliber, and we provide
access to a range of financial aid, including scholarships and loans. Some are funded by Mills directly, and others are state and federal programs. In 2012–13, Mills awarded $4.2 million in aid to over 85 percent of the graduate student body.
To learn more about applying for financial aid at Mills and access downloadable forms and applications, visit the Mills graduate financial aid page. For tuition, fee, and payment information, visit graduate tuition and fees.
AmeriCorps Mills College offers an AmeriCorps Matching Grant to qualified AmeriCorps alumni. This award matches AmeriCorps funds the student requests for graduate educational costs on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
Davis-Putter Scholarship This scholarship provides grants to undergraduate and graduate student activists working to effect social change and peace.
Income Based Repayment Information on the income based repayment program and federal payment/forgiveness programs.
Mills MPP-Greenlining Scholarship This scholarship provides financial support to alumni of the Greenlining Summer Associate Program or Fellowship Program. Click here for more details.
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration Financial aid information for students in public administration and policy programs.
National Association of Graduate and Professional Students Umbrella organization for graduate professional students and graduate professional organizations; provides resources and representation.
PLUS Loans Information on federal PLUS loans for graduate and professional students.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Information on Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program for students.
Truman Scholarship Foundation Scholarship program for students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields.