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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,024 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
23.5% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
85 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Mission College is $1,104, which is $2,118 less than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $6,024, which is 545% of the cost for in-state students, and is $912 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,004.

In 2016, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 1% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Mission College has a total enrollment of 7,868 students. The full-time enrollment at Mission College is 1,847 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,021. This means that 23.5% of students enrolled at Mission College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mission College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.3% Asian, 27.8% Hispanic or Latino, 16.9% White, 4.26% Two or More Races, 3.47% Black or African American, 0.46% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.14% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Mission College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Female (5.82%), followed by Asian Male (4.77%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 124 more women than men graduated from Mission College. The majority of students graduating from Mission College are Asian. These 291 graduates mean that there were 2.31 times more Asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 126 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Mission College is General Business Administration & Management with 61 graduates, followed by Biological & Physical Sciences with 49 graduates and General Biological Sciences with 46 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Mission College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Human Sciences, with 30 graduates, followed by Interdisciplinary Studies with 49 graduates and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure with 22 graduates.


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Mission College has an endowment valued at nearly N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-7,546,700 (N/A), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Mission College had a total expenditure of N/A. Of that N/A, they spent $35.9M on salaries and $16M on benefits.

Mission College employs 138 Instructors, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Mission College are Female Instructors (84), Male Instructors (54), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mission College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, and Management with 16 employees.



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