Mission College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,380
25% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,395
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.38%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
5,747
22.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
34.4%
131 Graduates

About

Mission College is a higher education institution located in Santa Clara County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Mission College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (553 degrees awarded), Child Care Provider (15 degrees), and Graphic Design (11 degrees).

In 2022, 1,881 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mission College. 63% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (822 degrees), 1.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (580 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mission College is $1,380, which is $−6,732 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Mission College is $1,380, which is $−6,732 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,395.

In 2022, 43% of undergraduate students attending Mission College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,380
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Mission College was $1,380. The cost of tuition at Mission College is $−6,732 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,395
2022 Value
24.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Mission College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,395. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Mission College grew by 24.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,084
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mission College was of $15,084 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

43% of undergraduate students at Mission College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.5% with respect to 2021, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.38%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Mission College was 2.38%, which represents 1 out of the 42 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Mission College had a total enrollment of 5,747 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Mission College is 1,313 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,434. This means that 22.8% of students enrolled at Mission College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mission College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38% Asian, 34.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% White, 7.59% Two or More Races, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.435% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.087% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Mission College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (19.5%), followed by Asian Male (18.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (18.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mission College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,747 students. The full-time enrollment at Mission College is 1,313 and the part-time enrollment is 4,434. This means that 22.8% of students enrolled at Mission College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mission College was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Mission College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    2,182 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,980 enrolled students
  3. White
    718 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Mission College is 38% Asian, 34.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% White, 7.59% Two or More Races, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.435% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.087% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 94 students (1.64%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 489 more women than men received degrees from Mission College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mission College is asian (822 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (580 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Mission College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (553 degrees awarded), followed by Child Care Provider (15 degrees) and Graphic Design (11 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Mission College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (82 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (761 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (149 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mission College are Software developers (578,798 people), Physicians (426,535 people), Other managers (256,252 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (204,090 people), and Postsecondary teachers (149,172 people).

The most specialized majors at Mission College in 2022 are Human Sciences (82 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (761 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (149 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (148 degrees), and Biology (91 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mission College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Mission College are Human Sciences (82 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (761 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (149 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (148 degrees), and Biology (91 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mission College are Computer Systems Design (648,467 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (605,695 people), Elementary & secondary schools (469,538 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (407,912 people), and Offices of physicians (226,630 people).

The most specialized majors at Mission College are Human Sciences (82 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (761 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (149 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (148 degrees), and Biology (91 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mission College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 101 degrees awarded
  2. 94 degrees awarded
  3. 80 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Mission College was Biological & Physical Sciences with 101 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

696
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,185
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 696 degrees were awarded to men at Mission College, which is 0.587 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,185).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 242 degrees were awarded to men at Mission College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.541 times less than the 447 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 447 degrees were awarded to men at Mission College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.85 times more than the 242 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from Mission College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (46.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Mission College is Female and Asian (46.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.53% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    822 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    580 degrees awarded
  3. White
    220 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mission College is asian (822 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (580 degrees).

0.638% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Asian Female
    509 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    399 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    313 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mission College is asian female (509 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (399 degrees).

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Operations

Mission College employs 131 Instructors. Most academics at Mission College are Female Instructor (80), and Male Instructor (51).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mission College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Management, with 21 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$54.5M
2022 Salaries
5.47%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Mission College paid a median of $54.5M in salaries, a 5.47% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17M
Instructional Salaries
131
Number of Employees

In 2022, Mission College paid a total of $17M to 131 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
131 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Mission College was Instructor with 131 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mission College were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees, Management with 21 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Mission College was Female Instructor with 80 employees, and Male Instructor with 51 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Mission College.

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