Our Mission Statement

Mission College serves the diverse educational needs of our student population by providing equitable access and support towards completing associate degrees and certificates aligned with transfer and career pathways to meet educational and personal goals as well as the workforce demands of the city of Santa Clara and Silicon Valley. 


Empowering every student to find their mission.


At Mission, students are the highest priority. We value:

  • Social Justice
  • Equity
  • Community
  • Integrity
  • Sustainability
  • Excellence
  • Curiosity
  • Inclusivity
  • Innovation

Accreditation Process

Mission College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. 

2019 Accreditation Reaffirmation Process

Mission College is applying for reaffirmation of accreditation in 2020. A peer reveiw team will be visiting from March 9 to 12, 2020.

2019 Institutional Self-Evaluation Report (PDF) 

Public Forums

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949
(415) 506-0234 Phone
(415) 506-0238 Fax
[email protected]

Transferable Units

The College is approved by the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Veterans Administration for training veterans and their dependents. "Transferable" units completed at the College are acceptable for credit at the University of California, the California State University and other postsecondary education institutions.

Recent Accreditation Documents


Complaint Policy: Students and members of the public who desire to file a formal complaint to the Commission about one of its member institutions should become familiar with the requirements for doing so prior to contacting the Commission.

The following is a link to the Commission's Policy on Student and Public Complaints Against Institutions along with the appropriate forms. This information will assist the user in understanding the issues the Commission can and cannot address through its complaint process.  

Submit complaints at