Mission College

Santa Clara, CA, USA
3.04 Average Rating

Mission College is a 2-year community college serving the West Valley district of Silicon Valley. Mission offers degrees and certificates in over 40 areas of study. Several classes are available online or as hybrids where online lectures are interspersed with periodic on-campus sessions. Mission offers transfer admission guarantees with six schools in the University of California system.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
84%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
7,868
Total Number of Undergrads
7,868
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,558
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$1,185
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$6,105
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1791

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
59%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,437
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
59%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,769
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,232

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
1%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,929
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$4,500
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
12
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
78%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.04 Average Rating
Mission college is a perfectly typical community college. It is a gateway for students into much bigger universities. Due to the small classes, the professors here pay more attention to each individual.
Aatif from San Jose, CA
I love Mission College, it's a new beginning here and it feels great. The atmosphere, the students and the professors, everything feels amazing.
Syed from San Jose, CA

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