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Mission College is located in Santa Clara and is located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Upon graduation students can transfer to a four year college in California or anywhere in the United States. Courses are also available that will prepare one immediately for a career in their field. Tuition is only $46 per unit for California residents.
Degree programs are offered in accounting, business, art, global studies, liberal arts, mathematics, psychology, and social science. Many certificate programs are available as well.
College life is more than classes. Mission College provides many different ways to improve your experience. While on campus, you can take part in student government, attend concerts, meet new people, and study in a beautiful area.
Earning a degree is more accessible to working individuals than ever. The college offers many different courses online that will allow one to complete a degree or transfer to the University of California. Registering for an online course is easy. Online courses are high-tech and allow students to interact with instructors and classmates.
Student clubs allow one to pursue his or her interests and make new friends. On campus clubs include the Asian American Pacific Islander Club, Associated Student Government, Circle K Club, Fire Tech Student Association, French Club, Latino Student Union, MC Dance Club, and Robotic Sciences Association.
Mission College can easily be accessed by public transportation. Access is available via Highways 101, 880, 237 and to the San Jose Mineta International Airport. The college is fully accredited and offers great value for the money.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
- Out-of-State: $6,000-$7,200
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $46-$55 per unit
- Out-of-State: $250-$300 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||54%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||53%||$4,289|
|Receiving Student Loans||1%||$4,480|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 17%.
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Mission College may provide services to students including:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
- Child care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how Mission College compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Santa Clara and community colleges in California in total.
|Mission College||Santa Clara||California|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Mission College.