Why Mills

A Mills education equips you to think creatively and independently, so you have the tools to forge your own path in life and realize your full potential. Whether your goal is to begin a career, inspire action in your community, or continue on to graduate school, at Mills you’ll gain the experience, skills, and confidence to stand out in your chosen field.

Take a look at where our undergraduate alumnae go after completing their bachelor’s degrees, and what they say about how Mills prepared them for these paths.

Graduate Schools Graduate Schools

Mills alumnae attend prestigious graduate schools such as:

  • Boston University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Mills College
  • New York Medical College
  • New York University
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • Tufts University
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC San Diego
  • UC San Francisco
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Washington

Undergrad Admission Employers

Mills alumnae work in a wide range of companies that make a
difference in people’s lives, including:

  • Aeris Communications
  • AT&T
  • Center for Independent Living
  • Children's Hospital Oakland
  • Cisco Systems
  • City of Oakland
  • Deloitte
  • DreamWorks Animation
  • Global Fund for Women
  • Google
  • Greenpeace
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Leadership Public Schools
  • Microsoft
  • Native American Health Center
  • Oakland Unified School District
  • Oracle
  • Peace Corps
  • Sadie Nash Leadership Project
  • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Siskiyou Arts Council
  • US Department of Education
  • Wells Fargo
  • Yelp

Undergrad Admission Top Career Areas

Our alumnae pursue an exceptionally diverse range of career paths, but these are the most popular:

1. Education 2. Business 3. 
Communications 4. Healthcare

Fine/performing arts, technology/computer science, government/public service, and social services are tied for fifth place.

(Source: Mills College Alumnae Survey 2013)

Mills Alumnae in 
Action Mills Alumnae in Action

When you graduate, you will join a community of more than 20,000 alumnae living in over 60 countries.

  • Statement Makes

    Mills alumnae make a statement in every possible career field as novelists, scientists, professors, politicians, artists, doctors, musicians, lawyers, dancers, journalists, social workers, psychologists, and corporate executives. Meet Mills Alumnae taking action to inspire change.

Last Updated: 2/24/15