link Advice for Parents

Welcome Parents and Guardians

Mission College, founded in 1975, is part of the California Community College system. We are located in the heart of Silicon Valley and committed to the success of our diverse and dynamic student body.

Whether your student is looking to transfer to a CSU, UC, or private institution, take a few classes, or is looking to learn a new skill through a career education program,  you're in the right place.


Consider Taking Some Classes Yourself

You may even consider taking some courses yourself after seeing everything we have to offer. 


Academics at Mission College

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Academic Programs

Check out all of the high quality academic programs offered at Mission College

Academics
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Transfer Pathways

We make it easier for you to transfer to a CSU, UC, or private institution

Transfer
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Career Education

Mission College offers hands-on training in many high-demand careers including hospitality management, nursing, and business.

Hands-On Training
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High School Students

Did you know current high students can take classes at Mission for free? Earn high school credit, college credit, and save money at the same time!

Dual Enrollment

Paying for College

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Financial Aid

Worried about paying for college? Our Financial Aid Office can help!

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CalWorks

Single parents who attend college could be eligible for additional money.

CalWORKs
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Mission Promise Scholarship

 The Mission Promise scholarship is available to area high school graduates in their first year at Mission College. Students receive $1000 for that first year of college at Mission.

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Scholarships

Mission College is proud to offer scholarships for both new and continuing students.

 Scholarships