Oakland, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
20
total students
Tuition Cost $33,802
$33,802
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
74%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Photography Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Photography ]
    • Painting Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Painting/Drawing ]
    • Art Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Ceramics Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Ceramics ]
    • Sculpture Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Sculpture ]
    • Intermedia Master of Fine Arts (MFA) [Art/Fine Arts ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted and exhibit
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

74% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 74
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesportfolio, artist statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 80 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$33,802
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino20%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races20%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage38%
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchExperimental film and video, public art projects, ecological design, contemporary art philosophy, sound installations
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Art

Graduate Studies
Mills College

5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613-1000
United States

Dr. Mary-Ann Milford

Professor of Art History

Phone: 510-430-2117

Robynne Lofton

Director of Admissions

Phone: 510-430-3295
Fax: 510-430-2159
Email: grad-admission@mills.edu

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