Mesa Community College: Review & Facts

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Mesa Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 21,495 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1965 and is one of the 6 schools located in Mesa, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
97
Fair
Mesa Community College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Mesa Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 97 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Art, Medical Assistant, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Mesa Community College is relatively low at 61% (below Arizona average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Mesa Community College is very low - 18%. Around 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mesa Community College is reasonably decent: 21:1. Read more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,900
Low
Average tuition charges are low - about $7,800 a year. The additional fees at Mesa Community College not covered by tuition are around $100; which comes to a total of $7,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your 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 receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling 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
Dicey
Mesa Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing 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
Unfortunately, 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 seems 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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