Mesa Community College Overview
Located in Mesa, Arizona, Mesa Community College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Mesa makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Mesa Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Mesa Community College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Mesa Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Mesa Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#153||Best Associate Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Mesa Community College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Mesa Community College has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Merchandising and Buying Operations Schools||College Factual|
|#33||Best General Studies Schools||College Factual|
|#86||Best Liberal Arts Schools||College Factual|
|#104||Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools||College Factual|
|#104||Best Liberal Arts General Studies Schools||College Factual|
|#288||Best Business Administration & Management Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Mesa Community College?
Contact details for Mesa Community College are given below.
|Address:||1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202|
Can I Afford Mesa Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Mesa Community College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $3,728 a year. That adds up to $14,912 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Mesa Community College is 15.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Mesa Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,975 full-time undergraduates at Mesa Community College, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mesa Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||272|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,620|
Over 71 countries are represented at Mesa Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Kuwait.
Online Learning at Mesa Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mesa Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Growth Rankings of Mesa Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mesa Community College was 28.0%. This is the #916 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mesa Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mesa Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||11%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||19%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||35%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||16%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mesa Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mesa Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Political Science & Government||#35|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#163|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#229|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#376|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#376|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#416|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Mesa Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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