Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
Tel: (480)461-7000
  • The mission of Mesa Community College is to promote excellence in teaching and learning, preparing individuals for active citizenship in a diverse global society. The college is a community resource for transfer education, career preparation, developmental education, economic development, and continuous learning. Our ultimate purpose is to improve the quality of life in the community we serve.
School Highlights
  • Mesa Community College serves 22,711 students (32% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is same as the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Mesa Community College is one of 27 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Pima Medical Institute-Mesa (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 594 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Mesa Community College (AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 594 staff 57 staff
Mesa Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 22,711 has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 22,711 students 5,667 students
Mesa Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1 38:1
Mesa Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 7,272 students 1,082 students
Mesa Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 15,439 students 4,585 students
Mesa Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mesa Community College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
4%
Mesa Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
5%
3%
Mesa Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
17%
27%
Mesa Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
6%
Mesa Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
62%
52%
Mesa Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Mesa Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Mesa Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
6%
5%
Mesa Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58 0.65
Mesa Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
14%
18%
Mesa Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $40,100 $31,400
Mesa Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,046 is more than the state average of $1,833. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,830 is more than the state average of $7,109. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,046 $1,833
Mesa Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,830 $7,109
Mesa Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71% 84%
Mesa Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $8,000 $9,500
Mesa Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,500 $5,022
Mesa Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Please visit my.maricopa.edu to self-serve and submit your online application to Mesa Community College

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Pima Medical Institute-Mesa
    Pivate, for profit
    1,038 students | 0.30 Mi957 S. Dobson Road
    Mesa AZ  85202
    (480)644-0267
    0.301,038
  • 986 students | 3.30 Mi1100 East Apache Blvd
    Tempe AZ  85281
    (480)994-9244
    3.30986
  • 154 students | 4.30 Mi2031 N. Arizona Ave., Suite 2
    Chandler AZ  85225
    (800)342-7342
    4.30154
  • Brookline College-Tempe
    Pivate, for profit
    418 students | 5.40 Mi1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe AZ  85281
    (480)545-8755
    5.40418
  • Lamson College
    Pivate, for profit
    12 students | 5.60 Mi875 W. Elliot Road Suite 206
    Tempe AZ  85284
    (480)898-7000
    5.6012
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Did You Know?
For Maricopa County, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,831 per year for in-state students and $7,061 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maricopa County, AZ community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.