Mills College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Mills College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,400 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1885 and is one of the 14 schools located in Oakland, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
59
Fair
2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at Mills College.

Mills College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 59 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, English and Literature, Economics, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Mills College is high at 82% (above California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Mills College is average - 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mills College is good: 10:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$44,300
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, $43,000 per year. The additional fees at Mills College not covered by tuition are roughly $1,300; this makes it a total of $44,300 per year.

Read the details about Mills College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
According to government data, 893 applications were submitted and 639 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Mills College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Medium
Mills College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mills College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Mills College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 800 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, roughly $6,000 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Mills College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mills College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94613, USA
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