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#902 Overall Influence #244 Desirability Rank

Mills College

Liberal arts and sciences college located in Oakland

From Wikipedia

Mills College is a private women's liberal arts college in Oakland, California. Mills is an undergraduate women's college for women and gender non-binary students with graduate programs for students of all genders. Mills was founded as the Young Ladies Seminary in 1852 in Benicia, California; it was relocated to Oakland in 1871, and became the first women's college west of the Rockies. In 2014, Mills became the first single-sex college in the U.S. to adopt an admission policy explicitly welcoming transgender students.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

824

Acceptance

91%

Graduation Rate

65%

Median SAT Score

1147

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$29,340

Fees (in-state)

$1,430

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$15,749
30K - 48K$19,300
48K - 75K$21,661
75K - 110K$28,218
110K+$37,257

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$49,500

Employed

83%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland CA 94613

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

56 per 100K

Violent Crime

14 per 100K

What is Mills College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#450 World Rank
Literature
#497 World Rank
Education
#932 World Rank
Business
#645 World Rank
Political Science
#516 World Rank
History
#642 World Rank
Computer Science
#1106 World Rank
Biology
#763 World Rank
Mathematics
#737 World Rank
Philosophy
#289 World Rank
Sociology
#677 World Rank
Communications
#1465 World Rank
Medical
#714 World Rank
Psychology
#1600 World Rank
Chemistry
#1372 World Rank
Economics
#575 World Rank
Anthropology
#1476 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#957 World Rank
Engineering
#1275 World Rank
Social Work
#1296 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1329 World Rank
Law
#1412 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1534 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1862 World Rank
Physics

Influential People

Who are Mills College's Most influential alumni?

Mills College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Literature, and Education

Dana Vespoli

Dana Vespoli

American pornographic actress and director

Jill James

American autism researcher

Dasha Nekrasova

Belarusian-American actress and podcaster

Lee Hoiby

American composer

Kimie Yanagawa

American educator

Snatam Kaur

Snatam Kaur

American singer-songwriter

Tanita S. Davis

American writer

Stanley Silverman

Stanley Silverman

Wu Fei

Chinese singer

Frances Baldwin

American artist

Stacey Milbern

American disability rights advocate

Gregory T.S. Walker

Gregory T.S. Walker

Composer