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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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.

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.

Internships

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
16
average class size
76%
of our faculty have the highest degree in their field
37%
of our faculty are people of color
(vs. 13% at peer colleges)
10:1
student-to-faculty ratio
69%
of our faculty are women