We're Proud to Be a Best Value College.

Mills has been consistently ranked a top 5 best value college among regional universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report. This ranking recognizes our high academic quality coupled with our commitment to making our education accessible and affordable. We want as many students as possible to be able to experience the transformative experience that Mills provides.

Can I Afford Mills?

Beginning in fall 2018, we reset our tuition back to 2005 rates—a $16,000 tuition reduction—to help remove a major barrier that can stand between you and your college dreams. We've created a breakdown to help you and your family understand how you can afford a Mills education.

Tuition & Fees

Find out how our 36% tuition reduction is making a Mills education more accessible to students of all backgrounds. Explore the cost of a Mills education, including tuition, fees, and room and board.

Net Price Calculator

Use our net price calculator find out your eligibility for Mills merit scholarships and financial aid and to get an individualized, easy-to-understand estimate of your college costs.


Your academic achievements and unique talents and experience may qualify you for a range of merit scholarship opportunities. We also offer need-based scholarships to help you pay for college.

Financial Aid

More than 80 percent of incoming Mills students receive some form of financial aid. We offer a variety of merit and need-based scholarships that can total up to $10,000 for first-year and transfer students. Additional aid is available through federal and state grants, private scholarships, loans, and work-study opportunities.

We're Here to Help.

You don't have to figure all this out on your own. You can connect with an admission counselor for general information, and they can refer to you a financial aid specialist for more detailed assistance.