Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy

Mills College
Oakland, CA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 84%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $50
  • Financial Aid Available

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Our Program

The Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy is one of the few interdisciplinary schools of its kind in the nation.

Inspired by our location in Oakland, California, in the heart of the progressive San Francisco Bay Area, we offer business, economics, and public policy graduate and undergraduate degrees to help you advance your career and improve your community. Integrating our values of inclusion, collaborative leadership, and social responsibility into one school, we welcome you to become part of the next generation of independent thinkers and change makers.

Graduate programs are available in Business, Economics, and Public Policy:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Management (MM)

Master of Public Policy (MPP)

Joint Master of Public Policy and Master of Business Administration (MPP/MBA)

Master of Applied Economics (MAE)

Joint Master of Business Administration and Master of Educational Leadership (MBA/MA)


  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 84%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $50


  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt Resume
  • checkbox-alt Interview (for MBA, MM, and MPP/MBA degrees)
  • checkbox-alt TOEFL and IELTS required for international applicants that do not hold a Bachelor's degree from the U.S., Canada, Australia, or Great Britain
  • checkbox-alt NACES transcript evaluation required for international applicants

Additional Requirements

Additional Enrollment Requirements can be found here.

Application Deadline

Fall Priority deadline is February 1.

Spring Priority application deadline is October 15.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 104 Students
  • Female

    female 83% Female
  • Male

    male 17% Male


  • checkbox-alt Dedicated Diversity Office
  • checkbox-alt US Department of Education Minority Serving Institution

Clubs & Associations

Net Impact

ICMA - International City/County Management Association

Investing Club

The Policy Forum

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available
  • checkbox-alt Graduate Assistantship Opportunities Available
  • checkbox-alt Tuition is $1,337 per credit
  • checkbox-alt All students receive merit-based aid*