|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Mills College and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #77 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 807 out of 1,064 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 56 percent. Mills College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||505|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1005|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||675|
|SAT Math 75th||615|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Mills College?
Mills College typically requires applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1005 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in California for highest average SAT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1147 to 1290||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1005 to 1147||Avg -||65%-76%|
|863 to 1005||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 863||Low||<52%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mills College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>84%|
|24 to 29||Avg +||76%-84%|
|19 to 24||Avg -||65%-76%|
|14 to 19||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 14||Low||<52%|
What GPA do you need to get into Mills College?
Applicants require 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 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||27%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||22%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||3%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
71% of Mills College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||41%|
|Top 25% of class||71%|
|Top 50% of class||97%|
|Bottom 50% of class||3%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||0%||17%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Mills College and what student information is used for 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.
37% of students submit their SAT scores to Mills College. 20% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% 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 1005 and 1290. 37% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 29. 20% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.