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Mission College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

10,538 students

100% admitted

  • 2,840 full time
  • 7,698 part time
  • 1,235 men full time
  • 1,605 women full time
  • open enrollment

8,502 Undergraduates

$6,000 tuition/year

  • 2,036 Non-Degree
  • $6,000 out of state
  • $70 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $2,415 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Far West Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Nathaniel from San Jose, CA
  • 0
  • mission college is a safe and very clean campus. the staff is friendly and helpful and the teachers are dedicated to their jobs. there is a friendly and welcoming atmosphere…

  • Feb-14-2012 Read More
  • Sinai from Milpitas, CA
  • 0
  • School has very helpful and kind staff although they may not always communicate so they may make you go in circles at times. The high drop-out rate makes getting into…

  • Apr-20-2012 Read More
  • Syed from San Jose, CA
  • 0
  • I love mission college, it's a new beginning here and it feels great. The atmosphere, the students and the professors, everything feels amazing.…

  • Jul-06-2012 Read More
  • Divya from Santa Clara, CA
  • 0
  • One of best community colleges in the South Bay Area. Perfect for students hoping to eventually transfer into UCs and CSUs and trying to earn an associate's at the same…

  • Jul-14-2012 Read More
  • Santa Clara, CA
  • 0
  • Mission College does not help you sign up for attending their school. When I first arrived to MC, I noticed the students there varied in every age. I think MC should…

  • Jul-30-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Mission College’s first priorities are student learning and success.

The College serves the ever changing educational and economic development needs of Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, and the larger community, and seeks to develop community leaders who can participate responsibly in a democratic society and become global stewards in a dynamic world economy.

To accomplish its mission, the College:

• Provides transfer, degree, and certificate programs in lower division arts and sciences; community, career, and vocational education; and educational opportunities in basic skills and English as a Second Language;
• Systematically assesses, evaluates, and improves student learning, educational programs, and student support services;
• Maintains an organizational culture that engages in continuous learning and uses the results of systematic assessment and evaluation to inform decision making, allocate resources, and improve institutional policies and procedures;
• Provides comprehensive academic and technological resources; and
• Provides a variety of culturally enriching

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Laurelle from Milpitas, CA
  • Jul-17-2009 I am a current student here

    If you are able to access the internet, I highly suggest looking for professor reviews online. This way, you will get the best professors based on ratings and you will also get the best experience out of the courses.

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