Tuition & Fees
Mills offers you a life-changing education with one-on-one attention from outstanding faculty, top-notch facilities, and an inspiring community of passionate individuals—all in a beautiful and intimate setting. As a top-ranked private college, our costs are competitive with other colleges of our caliber, and we provide access to a vast range of financial aid, including grants, scholarships, college loans, and student employment to make a Mills education attainable.
Curious about the actual cost of your college education after scholarships and financial aid? Visit our net price calculator to see how you can afford a Mills education.
2016–17 Academic Year Tuition and Fees
Direct Costs are costs likely to appear on an average student's bill.
|Room and Board
(Based on single room and 19 meals per week plan)
|Campus Comprehensive Fee||$1,042|
|ASMC Student Activity Fee||$150|
|AC Transit Fee||$121|
Other Possible Costs
Other Possible Costs are costs less likely to appear on a student's bill, or outside costs associated with being a student.
|Health Insurance *
(Unless you are an international student, you can waive out of this fee if you are covered by a family plan.)
|Personal and Miscellaneous Expenses (estimate)||$2,020|
|Books and Supplies (estimate)||$1,514|
|Average Loan Fees (Based on Federal Direct Student Loan origination fee. Not charged by Mills College.)||$74|
|ESTIMATED ADDITIONAL EXPENSES||$8,088|
Total Cost of Attendance
The Cost of Attendance is the sum of Direct Costs and Other Possible Costs.
* Health Insurance is opt-out and may be waived if a student is covered through another plan that meets certain criteria. Over 85% of Mills students waive out of this plan. Non-immigrant international students’ health insurance fees may vary. More information is available at the Health and Counseling page for International Students.