Study at Mills CollegeThe campus of Mills College is in Oakland, California. which is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Mills College include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.
The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Mills College is known for its programs in music, art studies, drama and performing arts, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.
Mills College Selectivity
Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 610.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Mills College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
In 2007, Mills College had 1, 446 students enrolled (1, 360 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are female.
Full-time students are the norm at Mills College. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Mills College offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Pacific-10 Conference.
Mills College Programs and Degrees
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|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||156||creative writing, English, political science, history, English literature, international relations, economics, social studies, . . . |
|Education and Teaching||45||educational administration, education courses, teacher ed, early childhood education, early childhood special ed, art education, secondary teaching|
|Business and Management||34||managerial economics|
|Music||29||various music studies, music, music theory and composition, music performance|
|Therapy and Counselling||18||psychology|
|Art Studies||18||art studies|
|Science||16||biology, chemistry, biopsychology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology|
|Drama and Performing Arts||12||dance, drama|
|Computer Science and Engineering||8||computer support, computer and info science|
|Family and Social Work||8||public policy analysis, child development|
|Conservation and Resource Management||7||environmental science, environmental studies|
|Photography and Commercial Art||5||multimedia|
|Fine Arts||5||art history and criticism|
|Religion and Philosophy||1||philosophy|
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