International Student Center

Intensive English program and Holstebro, Denmark students smile for our camera

Alex Tran from Vietnam and Yuka Kawazu from Japan. Alex is volunteering at the Mission College Child Development Center. He works with preschool children twice a week. Yuka has always been passionate about helping people with disabilities. She volunteers at the Agnews Program and helps students with developmental disabilities. 

Service Area Outcomes

News! Yes, we have scholarships!

Mission College now offers $1000.00 scholarships to one to two students who complete our intensive English program and matriculate to Mission College's degree programs. We will award up to 9 scholarships per year.

Send an email to for details!


If you are a potential or continuing international student, Mission College’s International Student Center offers you a one-stop, full-time office with a wide range of services that help you reach your academic and professional goals while at Mission College.

Our International Student Center is staffed with immigration advisors and academic counselors. With their guidance and your hard work, you can:

  • Study English  first in our intensive English language program if you need to increase your English skills before starting your college studies, and/or
  • Earn an Associate’s degree in one of these majors, or
  • Complete the first half of your Bachelor’s degree before you transfer to a private or public university including the many well-known universities the San Francisco Bay Area.

International Student Center
Room: S1-202
Phone: (408) 855-5110

Spring 2015 Hours.
Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Our total enrollment is approximately 9,000 students. Over 350 students from many countries worldwide attend Mission College.

We have many four-year universities to which you can transfer after you complete your program at Mission college. They include San Jose State University (; California State University East Bay (; San Francisco State University (; Santa Clara University  (, University of California Santa Cruz ( etc. Prestigious Stanford University and University of California Berkeley are our neighbors, too.

At Mission College, you can:

  • Study English in our intensive English program that offers TOEFL-waived admission to Mission College,
  • Earn an Associate Degree,
  • Complete the first 60 units of your Bachelor Degree,
  • Earn units that you can transfer to a 4-year university.

We have a full-service, one-stop international student center with advisors and counselors, who can answer all of your immigration and academic questions. We take pride in helping each student individually. Please contact us.

email:    phone: 408-855-5110

Service Area Outcomes

SAO 1: F-1 international students will complete an education plan that will identify course requirements needed to meet their transfer goal.
SAO 2: Students will identify five (5) services available to them through International Student Services.