We Speak Your Langauge
We are glad you found Mission College! At our two-year community college we have students from 33 different countries and welcome all types of students to our campus in Santa Clara and Silicon Valley. This page is meant as a starting point for students whose native language is not English. Though we are not able to translate our entire website, know we are here to help every student succeed.
We have put together a list of employees on campus that speak multiple languages here. You can also reach out to our Welcome Center and ask to speak to someone in your native language.
Services For ESL Students
First time in College? Let our Welcome Center show you around.
For International Students
Our International Center caters to the international student.
Applying as an international student is different than California residents.
For many students, Mission College is a first step to transferring to a four-year university. See the majors offered for transfer.
International students do recieve scholarships, check them out.
Mission College also offers intensive English/ESL classes.
Career ChangesWe have classes in business, accounting, computer programming and others for the working professional. Whether it is one class or a degree program, we cater to the working adult.
ESL Classes / ESL for Childcare
Mission College offers three types of classes to help students improve their English in grammar, writing, listening and speaking:
- ESL for Credit (at $46 per unit)
- Noncredit ESL (basic ESL classes for free)
- Intensive ESL classes over a short period
Take the ESL placement test to see what ESL class is right for you.
One popular class for students is ESL for Childcare, for students working with children.