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A Mills education equips you to think creatively and independently, so you have the tools to forge your own path in life and realize your full potential. Whether your goal is to begin a career, inspire action in your community, or continue on to graduate school, at Mills you’ll gain the experience, skills, and confidence to stand out in your chosen field.

  • 93%
    are employed or pursuing further education
  • Top Career Fields
    Nonprofit Administration
  • 70%
    of those in school are seeking master's or doctoral degrees
  • more than 25,000 alumnae
    in more than 65 countries

Where do Mills graduates go?

Graduate Schools

Mills alumnae attend prestigious
graduate schools such as:

  • American University
  • Columbia University
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Graduate Theological Union
  • Harvard University
  • Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Mills College
  • New York Medical College
  • Stanford University
  • Tufts University
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UC San Diego
  • UC San Francisco
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • University College Cork
  • University College London
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Hawai‘i
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Washington
  • University of York
  • Vanderbilt University

Mills alumnae work in a wide range of organizations including:

  • American Airlines
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Apple
  • Bad Robot Productions
  • Bank of Hawaii
  • BioFuel Oasis
  • Bluewolf
  • City of Burbank
  • Cornell University
  • Electronic Arts
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Fox News Radio
  • Idyllwild Arts Academy
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kiva
  • Live Nation
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Microsoft
  • National Steinbeck Center
  • Oakland Unified School District
  • Pacific and Asian Affairs Council
  • Peace Corps
  • Rocket Lawyer
  • San Diego Gas & Electric
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Summit Preparatory Charter High School
  • Teach for America
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Time
  • US Department of Treasury
  • WNYC

A photo collage of diverse Mills College graduates who make a statement in their fields.


When you graduate, you will join a community of more than 25,000 alumnae living in over 65 countries who are making a statement in every possible career field.

Meet Mills Alumnae

Sources: Mills College Survey of the Class of 2015 and Alumnae Survey 2015