Costs, Fees, Refunds, Holds 

Students are required to pay for their classes at the time of enrollment and there are options.


Fees Assessed Upon Course Registration 

Fee  Amount Description
Enrollment Fee

$46 per unit

California residents enrolling in credit courses have a per unit enrollment fee of $46.  High school students do not pay an enrollment fee. 
Non-Resident Enrollment Fee

Through Summer 2024: $358 per unit non-resident fee + $46 per unit enrollment fee

Beginning Fall 2024:  $367 per unit non-resident fee $46 per unit enrollment fee

Non-California residents and F-1 International students are assessed non-resident tuition and the enrollment fee.
International Student Insurance Fee  $1020 each term This fee is assessed for international students with F-1 Visa.
Campus Center Fee  $1/unit $5 max each Fall, Spring semester.
Associated Student Government Fee $7 each Fall, Spring This fee supports services, activities and student discounts offered through the Mission College Associated Student Government
Student Representation Fee $2/term Provides programs and services to promote student needs, holds campus-wide events, and represents all students at college and district-wide committees.  

High school students are not assessed this fee. 
Materials Fees $0 Mission College no longer charges instructional materials fees.
Web Processing Fee $3/term All students using the web for college transactions

VTA Smart Pass Fee

Full-time(12 units)

Up to 11.5 Units

Summer (new and returning students only)





The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Smart Pass Fee, which grants unlimited rides on VTA light rail and buses throughout the Santa Clara County.

Audit Fee $15/unit Allows students to enroll in a course meeting the audit eligibility criteria for personal interest, but auditing does not provide course credit. (See Audit Description)
Parking Permit * A valid student parking permit is required to be displayed to park on campus. No cost to student if registered in a minimum of one course at time of order.

Non-students wishing to purchase a semester-length student parking permit will be charged $50.

* Online order shipping & handling fee of $3.50

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Fees for Services Table

Item Cost
Copy of Class Schedule $2 per request
Standard Official Transcripts $6 each (first two paper transcripts are free)
Rush Transcripts $20 each. $5 for each additional transcript ordered with initial rush order
Unofficial Transcripts $2 per request
Duplicate Diploma $10 per request
Nelnet payment plan enrollment fee $20 per semester (ACH & credit card)
Returned check fee* $15 plus $10 for any returned payment
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Fee Explanation
* Returned Checks
If a check is returned by the bank, a hold will be placed on the student’s record in addition to a $15 fee. The students are expected to pay the outstanding fees within 10 business days.  If the fees are not paid an additional $10 fee will be charged to the student record.  The only acceptable forms of payment for these fees are cash, money order, or cashier’s check.
  • To be eligible for a refund of enrollment fees, students must drop classes by the published deadline.
  • Dropping a class after the published deadline will result in loss of enrollment fees. Refund requests for ASB cards and Parking Permits must be made at  Admissions & Records by the "last day to drop with a refund" deadline. A parking permit refund requires the return of the parking permit.
  • Refunds for Credit Card payments will be returned to the student's credit card used to pay the fees. ACH payments will be refunded by check and mailed to the student's current home address on record. Check and cash payments will be refunded by check and mailed to the student's current home address on record. It is important that we have a current home address on file. 
  • Enrollment fees for short-term classes will be refunded if students drop before 10% of the scheduled class meetings have elapsed. For short-term classes that meet five days or less, students must drop before the first class meeting, in order to receive a refund.
This exemption applies to the following.
  • Iraqi citizens or nationals (and their spouses and children) who were employed by or on behalf of the United States Government in Iraq (Pub.L. No. 110-181, § 1244)
  • Afghan and Iraqi translators (and their spouses and children) who worked directly with the United States Armed Forces (Pub.L. No. 109-163, § 1059)
  • Afghanistan nationals who were employed by or on behalf of the U.S. government or in the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan (Pub.L. No. 111-8, § 602)
  • Refugee students admitted to the United States under Section 1157 of Title 8 of the United States Code

Paying for Mission College
Where to Pay Fees

Where do I pay for my fees?
Fees may be paid in the following ways:

Modes of Payment
We accept multiple modes of payment:
  • Cash
  • Check - made payable to Mission College. Please note Student ID number.
  • Credit Cards - MasterCard & Visa
  • Debit Cards - debit cards with MasterCard or Visa capability.
  • Via My Mission Portal
  • In person in SEC-118.
California College Promise Grant
Help with Paying for College The California College Promise Grant waives enrollment fees and a portion of the parking permit charged to eligible California residents.
Financial Aid
Financial Aid is available in different forms.
  • Grants: free money 
  • Work study: money earned through employment on campus.
  • Loans: money that has to be paid back with interest
  • Scholarships: money received after being selected as a qualified applicant
Nelnet Payment Plan
NelNet Payment Plan is a payment plan option for each semester. To set up a payment plan visit the My Mission Portal under student accounts.
Additional Help
Contact Nitha Vasquez in Admissions: [email protected] or call (408) 855-5028