Mission College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
|Enrolled total (including graduate students)||7,420||3,261||4,159|
2,465 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
1,171 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
It’s free to apply for undergraduates.
Mission College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.
Mission College Tuition
|Total cost for students living||In-state||Out-of-state|
|The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.|
Mission College does not provide on-campus housing.
|Tuition for Full-time undergraduates||$1,104||$6,024|
|Fees for full-time undergraduates||$81||$81|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$46||$251|
Programs and Degrees
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||133||133|
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||82||82|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences||52||52|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||39||39|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||39||39|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||37||37|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||21||21|
|Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences||13||13|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies||13||13|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||13||13|
|Personal and Culinary Services||11||11|
|Visual and Performing Arts||11||11|
|Mathematics and Statistics||8||8|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences||2||2|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||2||2|
|Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions|
|Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields|
|English Language and Literature & Letters|
A total of 541 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mission College.
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Mission Statement||Mission College's first priorities are students, their learning and their success. Our College serves the diverse educational, economic and cultural needs of the student population of Santa Clara, the Silicon Valley and our global community by providing associate degrees, transferable, career and basic-skills courses and programs, as well as opportunities for life-long learning. Through participatory governance in support of our first priorities, Mission College systematically commits to evaluating and improving educational programs, technological resources and student support services by making informed decisions, allocating resources and establishing institutional policies and procedures.|
|Total FTE staff||289|
|Sector of institution||Public, 2-year|
|Control of institution||Public|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional|
Location and Contacts
|Address||3000 Mission College Blvd|
Santa Clara, California, 95054-1897
|Urbanization level||City: Midsize|