Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202-0000
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 lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • 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 26 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 LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty594 staff66 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 Enrollment22,711 students5,697 students
Mesa Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio38:139:1
Mesa Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students7,272 students1,101 students
Mesa Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students15,439 students4,596 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.0.580.65
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 $1,830. 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 $7,111. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,046$1,830
Mesa Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,830$7,111
Mesa Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%82%
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
    Private, 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
    Private, for profit
    418 students | 5.40 Mi1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe AZ  85281
    (480)545-8755
    5.40418
  • Lamson College
    Private, 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 Arizona public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,830 per year for in-state students and $7,111 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,745 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Arizona 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 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Arizona is The Refrigeration School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.