Saint Mary's College of California

Saint Mary's College of California

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s College of California is a nationally ranked comprehensive college rooted in the liberal arts and located in the culturally and ethnically diverse San Francisco Bay Area. Noted for our unique academic programs including Collegiate Seminar and January Term (Jan Term), our students engage in intimate and discussion-based classes both on campus and globally.

Degree Pathways

This is a list of the undergraduate and graduate programs available to Mills students through the transfer partnership agreement between Mills College and Saint Mary's College.

Undergraduate Programs


Allied Health Science


Art History

Art Practice

Art Theory & Criticism



Business Administration


Classical Languages



Data Science

Earth Science




Environmental Science

Environmental Studies

Ethnic Studies

French Studies

Global and Regional Studies


Health Science

History of Art

Justice, Community, and Leadership



Leadership & Organizational Studies

LEAP (Liberal Education for Arts Professionals)








Spanish and Latin American Studies

Technical Theatre & Design

Theatre Performance & Theatre Studies

Theology & Religious Studies

Women's and Gender Studies

Graduate Programs

Kalmanovitz School of Education:

Multiple Subject Credential

Single Subject Credential

Education Specialist (Special Education) Credential

Preliminary Administrative Services Credential

Bilingual Authorization in Spanish

Post-Master’s, School Counseling Pupil Personnel Services Credential-Only

Post-Master's, School Psychology Pupil Personnel Services Credential-Only

Master of Arts in Educational Administration

Master of Arts in Counseling

Master of Arts in Leadership

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Arts in Teaching Leadership

Master of Education in Special Education

Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

School of Economics & Business Administration:

Executive DBA

Executive MBA

Global MBA

Online MBA

Professional MBA

Master of Science in Accounting

Master of Science in Business Analytics

Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science in Management & Technology

About the School

Residency Options/Requirements

Housing is available and guaranteed for transfer students, and we also offer a transfer living and learning community. Transfer students are not required to live on campus.

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Aid

At Saint Mary's College, 90% of undergraduate students receive some form of financial support. 

Transfer Requirements

As a transfer partner, Saint Mary's has established a set of minimum requirements that current Mills students must meet to be eligible to transfer.

Transfer Application

Undergraduate Students


Spring 2022: Dec 1, 2021*

Fall 2022: June 1, 2022*

Spring 2023: Dec 1, 2022*

Fall 2023: June 1, 2023*

*Common Application will be required if these deadlines are missed.

Admission Application

Application fees will be waived for Mills students who apply to SMC. We will be providing a Fast App for Mills students to streamline the application process. Check back soon for a link to the SMC Fast App.

Graduate Students

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