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Now's the time to focus on your future and apply for fall 2021. At Mills, you'll experience a transformative, personalized education in a community of peers and professors who will support you along the way. Take the next step!

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Empower Your Future.

At Mills, we embolden you to believe in yourself, your capabilities, and your convictions. You'll be part of an inclusive environment dedicated to intellectual engagement, social innovation, equity, and justice. And we'll listen, learn, and lead together.

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Visit Mills—Virtually.

Virtual campus tours led by current students. Online Q&As with students and alumnae. Live chats and one-on-one consults with admissions counselors. Meet the people and see the places that make Mills one of a kind.

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Get Ready to Succeed.

A Mills education prepares you to do anything you want to do. Pursue a career, get an advanced degree, and make an impact on the world. Read how Janeth Medina Larios '13, MBA '14 did all three!

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.

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“I would like to be an advocate and agent for social change. Mills stood out to me because of its commitment to social justice and acceptance of all students.“

Shay, a Mills undergraduate student

“Mills fits my desire to learn, grow, and be a well-informed senator in the future, creating intersectional policies around social justice, LGBTQ rights, criminal justice reform, and investment in Black communities.”

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.”

Read Brittany’s Story
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“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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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.”

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
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.”

Read Gabriela’s Story
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
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
Barbara Lee, Mills College alumna
Barbara Lee ’73
US Congresswoman

“Mills encouraged me to become a free-thinking woman. I was empowered to fight not just for myself, but for all women and especially black people.”

Congresswoman Barbara Lee's Story

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