Mission College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in Santa Clara.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,420 students attend the school. Every year 24% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Mission College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $85. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,024 and $81 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students7,420|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||0||0|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||1|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
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Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$251/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 46% of Mission College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||11%||$439|
|State Grant & Scholarships||40%||$1,964|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||12%||$739|
|Federal Student Loans||1%||$5,444|
$10,236Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,323|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,707|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,562|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,493|
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- California State PTA Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses
- FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships
- Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships
- Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.