Mission College

Santa Clara, CA 95054

Located in Santa Clara, California, Mission College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of California Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, Bakersfield, Barstow, Oroville, Aptos, Norwalk, Ridgecrest, Hayward, Rancho Cucamonga, Kentfield.

Mission College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Mission College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,104 and fees $81. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,024 and $81 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN
  3. LPN to ADN

    The program is open to all applicants with an active California LVN license in good standing and with an overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 for all college coursework.

    The LVN-RN program accepts few students and the admission process is very competitive. You should note that admission is not guaranteed even if all requirements are met.

    Admission Requirements:

    • One official transcript from each college and university attended
    • Completion of pre-requisite science courses (Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, and Microbiology 5 semester units or equivalent) and English Composition, 3 semester units with a grade of C or better
    • Satisfactory score on the TEAS V Test (at least 62%)

    Applicants selected for enrollment in the program must have physical examination, laboratory tests, and immunizations just prior to starting the Nursing Program.

    Affiliated clinical agencies mandate a background investigation (criminal history record search, SSN trace, Medicare/Medicaid fraud, and Nationwide Sex Offender Registry) must be completed before a student is able to take part in student clinical experience.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 10
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 28
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's degree 14
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Mission College

De Anza College
6.07 miles away
Institute of Medical Education
6.4 miles away
Ohlone College
10.13 miles away
Evergreen Valley College
13.35 miles away
Chabot College
18.64 miles away
College of San Mateo
21.76 miles away
Cabrillo College
27.93 miles away
Merritt College
29.27 miles away
City College of San Francisco
34.54 miles away
Carrington College California - Emeryville
35.44 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1979 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$7,324
30k to 48k$8,263
48k to 75k$11,156
75k to 110k$12,388
Over 110k$15,052
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $46.00 $251.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Mission College
3000 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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