Mills College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Mills College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Mills College and can I get accepted? The school has a 86% acceptance rate ranking it #96 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 858 out of 1,003 applicants were admitted making Mills College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Mills College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Mills College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT37%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mills College?
Mills College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #42 in California for highest average SAT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1240 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1125 to 1240||Avg +||86%-91%|
|1010 to 1125||Avg -||78%-86%|
|895 to 1010||Reach||68%-78%|
|Less than 895||Low||<68%|
Mills College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT20%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mills College?
Admission data indicates that Mills College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mills College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>91%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||86%-91%|
|21 to 25||Avg -||78%-86%|
|17 to 21||Reach||68%-78%|
|Less than 17||Low||<68%|
Avg. High School GPA3.64
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Mills College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mills College was 3.64 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.64 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mills College accepts 86% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||100%||19%|
What are the requirements for admission to Mills College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=118888 IPEDS survey data for Mills College.
Frequently Asked Questions
37% of students submit their SAT scores to Mills College. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
86% of those who apply are granted admission to Mills College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1240. 37% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.