College Deliberately: Mission College

Mission College is a medium-sized, public, two-year College that emphasizes career, research and character located in the city of Santa Clara, CA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences and Biological and Physical Sciences.

Mission College

place 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95054-1897
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web Web: http://www.missioncollege.edu/
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Mission College Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Accredited 1979-01-01 2021-10-01
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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.

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Student Centeredness

4.6 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
7% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Associate degree
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Mission College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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