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Domestic Study Opportunities

Eligibility | Academic Credit |
Fees/Billing/Financial Aid | Application Process

Mills students have previously participated in Domestic Study opportunities at the following institutions:

Agnes Scott College Decatur, GA
Howard University  Washington, DC
Manhattanville College Purchase, NY
Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA
Simmons College Boston, MA
Spelman College Atlanta, GA
Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
Barnard College NY, New York
American University Mills in Washington, D.C.
Wellesley College Wellesley, MA


Students who are interested in participating in a Domestic Study opportunities should make an appointment with the Academic Records Office by emailing

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Sophomores or Juniors who have completed at least one semester at Mills College and have a minimum 3.0 Mills cumulative grade point average at the time of application are eligible to participate in the program.

Academic Credit

Mills accepts credits earned by a student while on an exchange/visiting program in accordance with current transfer policies.

Fees/Billing/Financial Aid

After meeting with Academic Records to determine which institution the student would like to attend. Students should meet with Student Accounts and the Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and payment options.  Tuition, fees, and housing charges vary by institution.

The cost of travel to and from the exchange/visiting institution is the responsibility of the participating student.

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Application Process

Domestic Study Application (75k, pdf)

Complete and return Exchange/Visiting Application Form which requires the following signatures:
Faculty Adviser 
Residence Director 
Financial Aid Office 
Student Accounts Office 

If there are more qualified applicants than there are spaces available, applications will be approved on a first come basis. 

If your application has been approved, a nomination letter from Academic Records will be mailed to the school to which you have applied. A copy of your Mills transcript and application will also be forwarded to the appropriate exchange/visiting college. 

You will receive written notification of your acceptance directly from the exchange/visiting college. 

Once accepted, complete an Intent to Participate Form and submit to Academic Records so that the College is aware of your intention to study away.

Deadlines:  The deadline to apply for domestic exchange is October 1st for the spring semester and March 15th for the fall semester. 

Note: There are additional application materials that need to be completed by students applying to the Washington Semester Program and to Barnard College.

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For further information please contact the Academic Records Office in the Carnegie Hall Building, 510.430.2000.


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Last Updated: 3/15/18