Mesa Community College: Review & Facts

Mesa Community College
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Mesa Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 25,025 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1965 and is one of the 7 colleges and schools located in Mesa, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
89
Mesa Community College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Mesa Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 89 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Art, Business, Nursing, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
58%
Mesa Community College student retention rate is low at 58% (below Arizona average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mesa Community College is very low: 17%. Roughly 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mesa Community College is reasonably decent -- 21:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,800
Average tuition prices are low, $7,700 per year. The additional fees at Mesa Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $100; which comes to a total of $7,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Mesa Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Mesa Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (480) 461-7000 or check Mesa Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Mesa Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mesa Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Mesa Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Mesa Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Mesa Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mesa Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mesa Community College, 1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202, USA
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