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Plan for Summer/Fall: Pathway Back to Campus

Working Adult

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Mission College is For the Working Adult

We have students just like you. Students who:

  • Work part-time.
  • Take care of their family. 
  • Started and then stopped college
  • Have never been to college.
  • Are single parents or grandparents.
  • Are looking for a new career path and already have a degree.
  • Looking to get re-trained or advance their skills.

You got this! And Mission College is here to help!

You might also look at classes for the Working Professional to up-skill your profession.

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Benefits of Going to Mission College
  • Affordable Education ($46 per unit)
  • Less (or no) Debt
  • Better Paying Jobs Upon Graduation
  • Plenty of Parking
  • Classes on your schedule (online, evening, in-person)
  • Older students just like you!
Students with Children
Students with Children

Did you know our CalWORKs program is specifically for students with children and provides financial assistance and other support.

Our Child Development Center welcomes children six weeks to kindergarten and welcomes full-time Mission College students to inquire about the program.

Free Services
Mission College is pleased to offer students:

Find out more at missioncares.missioncollege.edu and resources.missioncollege.edu.

Transitioning Back to College
Transitioning Back to College

Let our Adult Education department or Counseling Office help you transition back to taking classes. Whether it has been 6 months or 6 years!

Paying for College
Paying for College

We have a number of student services available to help you pay for college, they not only include our Financial Aid Office and Scholarships, but programs such as:

Navigating Campus
Navigating the Campus
Meet Jackie

Jackie is a single mom, who had her children first and then, with help from her employer, went back to college.


 Meet Kim

Meet Kim, who went to two other colleges before finding Mission.


 Meet Daniel

Daniel didn't know if he would fit in at Mission College as an older adult, he did and transferred to San Jose State.