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Apply Now for Fall 2020.

During this global healthcare crisis, we've moved our admissions process online and extended our undergraduate application deadline. We're happy to talk to you about your plans for this fall during a one-on-one admission consultation.

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Visit Mills—Virtually.

Discover Mills through our virtual tour or one of our upcoming online admission events. You can also schedule a one-on-one appointment with an admission counselor, or live chat with our team to learn if Mills is right for you.

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Learn Outside the Lines.

Ignite your imagination working with professors who will encourage you to pursue your passions and create meaningful change in your life and in your communities.

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Science Matters.

Now more than ever, we see the power of science, technology, engineering, and math. At Mills, you'll gain a rigorous STEM foundation combined with the innovative and creative thinking that leads to human progress. You'll have the resources and a network of support that will help you blaze a trail in your field.

Express Yourself.

Take a risk. 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.

IN KARENA’S WORDS
photo of Karena, a Mills undergraduate student

“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.“

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IN NAIMA’S WORDS
Naima, a Mills undergraduate student

“I wanted to be part of a program that saw a responsibility to engage its community and to engage its student body in shared innovation to affect social change.”

IN JESSICA’S WORDS
Jessica, a Mills undergraduate student

“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

IN BRITTANY’S WORDS
Brittany, a Mills STEM student

“As a female scientist and as an individual, my work with Dr. Swope and my academic experience at Mills have given me confidence in what I’m doing now and in my decisions about where I’ll go next.”

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IN ROSS’S WORDS
Ross, a Mills graduate student

“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.”

IN ANNABELLA’S WORDS
Annabella, a Mills undergraduate student

“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

IN GABRIELA’S WORDS
Gabriela, a Mills international student

“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.”

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IN MARVIN’S WORDS
Marvin, a Mills graduate student

“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.”

You Define Your Future.

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

Tina Lee, Mills College alumna
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, Mills College alumna
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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