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Financial Aid

Admissions  Assessment • Financial Aid  Counseling

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Financial Aid Office

Financial aid is money that is given, paid or loaned to you to help you pay for your education or vocational training.  Mission College believes that education should be accessible to everyone, and the Financial Aid office is here to help you access the funding you are eligible for to pay for your education. Please see below for helpful links. You can always visit us at SEC 118A by the Welcome Center.

Financial aid takes on different forms:
  • Grants: free money 
  • Work study: money earned through employment on cmapus
  • Loans: money that has to be paid back with interest
  • Scholarships: money received after being selected as a qualified applicant
Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. Financial Aid Office helps students to enhance their financial skills and make informed decisions about paying for college, saving and planning for the future. For tips, tools and resources check out the websites below.

Money Management Resources

Jobs, Earnings and Paychecks

Budgeting and Saving 

Understanding Taxes

Banking and Credit Cards

Identity Theft

CashCourse

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Mission College has partnered with CashCourse to offer free financial education resources for students.

Through worksheets, calculators, quizzes and articles, CashCourse provides students the resources to build the financial skills they need to get through the college and prepare for their future financial lives.

Register for a FREE student account to get started.

During registration, select your state and school from the drop-down menu. You’ll be taken to Mission College’s customized CashCourse website, where you can:

  • Get answers to your money questions from financial experts;
  • Build a budget;
  • Create a student loan repayment strategy;
  • Prepare for life post-graduation;
  • Plan for retirement and much more!
General Information

Thank you for visiting Financial Aid!