Mesalands Community College: Review & Facts

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Mesalands Community College is a small two-year, public school with 675 students enrolled. This college was established in 1979 and is the only school located in Tucumcari, New Mexico.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Mesalands Community College.

Mesalands Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Industrial Technologies, Electrical and Electronics, General Studies, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important 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 good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
The student retention rate at Mesalands Community College is relatively low at 63% (close to New Mexico average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mesalands Community College is low: 42%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mesalands Community College is decent - 16:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$2,700
Average tuition charges are extremely low - around $2,200 annually. The additional fees at Mesalands Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $500; this totals $2,700 annually.

Read the details about Mesalands 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
The 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) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Mesalands Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (575) 461-4413 or check Mesalands Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Mesalands Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

This school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Mesalands Community College.

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

Mesalands Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mesalands Community College, 911 S Tenth Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401-3352, USA
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