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Mills College Student Life

Mills College is on a 135-acre campus in an urban setting in Oakland, California, not far from San Francisco. Mills College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Mills College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Mills College has a thriving Associated Students of Mills College. In fact, more students participate in Associated Students of Mills College than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Mills College include The Campanil, The Mills Choir, Mujeres Unidas and Asian Pacific Islander Student Association.

The Mills College community comes together each year for Black and White Ball, Midnight Breakfast and Spring Fling.

Does Mills College Offer Student Housing?

Mills College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Mills College students live on campus. In 2021, 58% of undergrads at Mills College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 42% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mills College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Mills College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Mills College Athletics

Mills College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Mills College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Mills College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mills College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Mills College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Mills College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Mills College, take Interstate 580 to Oakland, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Oakland International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Mills College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Mills College Students

100%

Women

0.35%

Men

93%

Full Time

7%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

34%

33%

12%

11%

8%

1%

1%

1%

Undergraduate Students

609

Graduate Students

352

Non-Resident / International Students

3

Mills College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

961

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$30,907

Out-of-State

$30,907

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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