Education with an Edge.

Think for yourself and for the world.
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You Belong at Mills.

Discover how Mills is making our top-ranked education more accessible for you by reducing undergraduate tuition by $16,000 beginning in fall 2018.

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Learn Outside the Lines.

Ignite your imagination in and out of the classroom while working one-on-one with professors who will encourage you to shake things up and create meaningful change.

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Complete Your Degree.

We're proud to introduce a new program designed to help working women complete their degree with one-on-one advising, flexible scheduling options, and a choice of popular majors.

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Discover the Opportunities.

Find inspiration on our beautiful 135-acre campus amid the cultural richness and infinite possibilities of Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Express Yourself

Take risks. Question the status quo. Find your voice and use it to advocate for your future and the causes that move you. Read our student profiles.


“I intend on completing a PhD program in political science or public policy, and then imagine myself running for Congress where I feel you have a real opportunity to help communities from the ground up.”

Read Jessica's Story


“The LGBTQ community is strong at Mills. Everyone supports you for who you are. The environment is very accepting, and people often attend events together. I have found solidarity with my friends and the people I have met at Mills.“

Read Karena’s Story


“I chose Mills because of its success in preparing post-bac students for medical school. What I didn’t expect was to get communication skills that will help me immensely as I advance in the professional world.”


“I’d like to push this country toward greater equality, and especially feel a deep desire to help LGBTQ+ youth who don’t have as much support and access to information as I do.”

Read Annabella’s Story


“What made Mills stand out from other colleges that I was considering was its commitment to social justice. I hope to use my education to get involved with a business that shares those values.” 

Read Gabriela’s Story

“It’s only been a year, but being here has made me feel like I can be a leader. I know I want to work where social justice and education intersect.”

Be Revolutionary.

Mills empowers creative, independent thinkers who inspire action on our campus, in our communities, and around the globe. Mills graduates are change makers, risk takers, leaders, and innovators, and they are reinventing the world in every field. Read our alumnae profiles.

Tina Lee
Tina Lee '01, MBA '02
Nonprofit Founder & CEO

“Because of my Mills education, I had the audacity and leadership skills to take on barriers keeping women on the sidelines.”

Tina's Story
Dina Kawar
Dina Kawar ’83
Ambassador of Jordan to the USA

“At Mills, I learned to love international relations, to think critically, and to be curious about the world."

Dina’s Story

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