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Mills College

Department of English

Oakland, CA

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Overview

Mills College / Department of English is located in Oakland, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Prose
Master of Arts (MA) Literature
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Book art and creative writing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Translation
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Poetry
(Certificate) Spanish creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

100
Applied
95
Accepted
27
Enrolled
95%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 15-20 page writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.79%
Black or African American 15.79%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 8.77%
Unknown 3.51%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 4
Male (1)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Creative writing, African-American literature, Victorian women writers, theories of sexuality, Shakespeare
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94613-1000
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas Strychacz
Chair of the English Department
Email: toms@mills.edu
Phone: 510-430-2208