General Information About Mission College
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 experiences that embrace the diversity of the College community.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Air Force)
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- 2-4 years certificate
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 73%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 16,842 Native American 82 Asian 8,108 African American 801 Hispanic 2,813 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,695 Enrolled FullTime Graduates