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How to Apply for Admission

Mission College admits anyone who is 18 years or older OR is/has one of the following:

  • is a high school graduate;
  • has passed the State Proficiency test;
  • has received a General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) or California High School Equivalency Certificate.

Application Dates

  • For the Winter Session and Spring Semester, applications will be available beginning October 1.
  • For the Summer Session(s) and Fall Semester, applications will be available beginning April 1.

Submit Applications Online

  • Online applications have a 48 hour turn-around time after being received.

You will receive 2 e-mails:

  • One with a confirmation number and;
  • Another with your student information and registration date.

If you do not receive anything after 3 days, please contact the Admissions Office at (408) 855-5000.

What Are My Next Steps?

New and Returning Students
High School Students

High school students (11th and 12th graders are required to submit an application with their High School Dual Enrollment Form.  Learn More

AB540 Students (Non-resident tuition exemption)
  • Assembly Bill 540 (AB540) students are required to submit the AB540 Application along with their Application for Admissions. If you do not know whether you qualify for an exemption, please visit the Residency Requirements page for more details.
  • AB 540 and AB 2000 - California Nonresident Tuition Exemption.

Additional Information