Think for Yourself and for the World.

At the heart of the Mills College academic experience is a transformative education that prepares students to become successful and socially responsible leaders and innovators. Through interactive classes and cocurricular experiences, you’ll embark on a course of discovery that’s surprising, intellectually challenging, and always stimulating. Small classes with expert scholars and supportive classmates spark informed debate, insightful questioning, and life-changing outcomes.

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At Mills, all undergraduate students experience an academic journey that combines transformative learning, leadership development, community engagement, and career preparation in an education that is highly personal and uniquely Mills.

Majors & Minors

We offer a range of majors and minors and interdisciplinary areas of study, including the option to create your own individualized major.

The Mills Core Curriculum

Our core curriculum is focused on equipping you with the tools to pursue varied career paths while building your confidence to become an independent thinker and engaged global citizen.

STEM at Mills

Mills students have the opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields in an intimate, interactive environment with hands-on learning and research opportunities.

Community Engaged Learning

Through experiential projects with diverse Bay Area communities paired with critical reflection in the classroom, you’ll experience the principles of collaborative leadership and social justice and develop your own voice as an innovator and change agent.

Preprofessional Programs

To meet the demand of the burgeoning and critical field of healthcare, we offer preprofessional programs in nursing and medicine/health sciences.

Bachelor’s-to-Master’s Accelerated Degrees

Earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in as little as five years. Choose from a number of popular fields of study that will give you a jump on your professional path.

Undergraduate Research

Take advantage of one-of-a-kind experiences with professors doing groundbreaking work in the field and in the lab.

Study Abroad

Experience a new part of the globe and bring back a fresh perspective to expand your educational and personal growth.


You’ll be in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area’s thriving job market, where culturally rich, socially progressive, and technology-based organizations look for smart, talented people for both internships and jobs.

Opportunities at Mills
Most Innovative
U.S. News & World Report 2021
average class size
of our faculty have the highest degree in their field
of our faculty are people of color
(vs. 13% at peer colleges)
student-to-faculty ratio
of our faculty are women