California Living

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Experience the Golden State.

Mills was founded two years after California became a state, and we like to think we've grown up together. For more than 165 years, we've both been working to create an inclusive, diverse environment that helps people achieve their dreams.

10 Reasons Our Students Love Northern California.

#1. The weather.
woman with ice cream

You can enjoy sunshine most of the year (and snow is just a few hours away).

#2. The natural beauty.

From towering redwoods to the Pacific Ocean, you can have it all.

#3. The people.
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Californians come from everywhere, and their influence reaches everywhere.

#4. The way we think.
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Our ideas are out of the box because that's what creates progress.

#5. The cultural richness.

We're global and local, metropolitan and urban, classic and cutting edge.

#6. The food.
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You can get anything (particularly in the Bay Area) your taste buds desire.

#7. The environmental responsibility.
coral reef

Taking care of the planet is part of our way of life.

#8. The things we can do here.
graduate at podium

You can do anything you can imagine.

#9. The things we care about.
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We believe in equity, justice, and building the future.

#10. There's no other place like it.
Golden Gate bridge

Come for a visit, and you'll fall in love too.

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