Mission College: Review & Facts

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Mission College is a large two-year, public school with 9,880 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1967 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Santa Clara, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Mission College.

Mission College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Biology, Nursing, Business, and Firefighting. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
Mission College student retention rate is fair at 70% (close to California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mission College is low - 32%. Around 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mission College is reasonable: 24:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,100
Average tuition costs are low, around $6,000 per year. The additional fees at Mission College (not included in tuition costs) are around $100; this totals $6,100 per year.

Read the details about Mission College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Mission College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (408) 988-2200 or check Mission College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Mission College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mission College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Mission College.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Mission College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Mission College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mission College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mission College, 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California 95054-1897, USA
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