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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?

6,223 Full-Time Undergraduates
$7,717 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at Mesa Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Mesa Community College Rankings

Mesa Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Mesa Community College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Mesa Community College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 834
Best Colleges for Veterans 910
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,356

Where Is Mesa Community College?

Location of Mesa Community College

Contact details for Mesa Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202
Phone: 480-461-7000
Website: www.mesacc.edu

As long as you submit the requested materials to Mesa Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Mesa Community College?

14% Take Out Loans
16.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Mesa Community College is $7,717. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Mesa Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,821 $7,522 $9,607 $11,655 $12,036

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Mesa Community College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $3,396 a year. That adds up to $13,584 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mesa Community College is 16.7%. 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

6,223 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 20,424 undergraduate students at Mesa Community College, with 6,223 being full-time and 14,201 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Mesa Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,223 full-time undergraduates at Mesa Community College, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Mesa Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mesa Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mesa Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 209
Black or African American 409
Hispanic or Latino 1,667
White 2,622
International Students 386
Other Races/Ethnicities 930

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

2,903 Took All Classes Online
7,123 Took At Least One Class Online
2.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 7,123 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mesa Community College has changed over the last few years.

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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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Mesa Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mesa Community College was 2.5%. This is the #1,859 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
Allied Health Professions 28%
Business Administration & Management 4%
Computer & Information Sciences 7%
Computer Systems Networking 15%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 30%
General Business/Commerce 12%
Health Professions 13%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 15%
Music 60%
Nursing 4%
Romance Languages 33%

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
Natural Sciences #4
Arts & Media Management #10
Graphic Communications #11
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #13
Communications Technologies & Support #16
Romance Languages #21
Fine & Studio Arts #23
International Business #31
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #37
Sociology #52
Computer Software & Applications #56
Allied Health Professions #85
Visual & Performing Arts #93
Marketing #114
General Business/Commerce #155
Social Sciences #174
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #188
Computer & Information Sciences #346
Criminal Justice & Corrections #354
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #401
Liberal Arts General Studies #464
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #464

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 Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Agricultural Production 2 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 17 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 33 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 7 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 17 0 0 0
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 1 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 7 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 173 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 0 0 0
Computer Programming 19 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 3 0 0 0
Computer Systems Analysis 3 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 47 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 25 0 0 0
Dance 6 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 14 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 39 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 6 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 2 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 9 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 13 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 6 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 193 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 16 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 5 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 16 0 0 0
Horticulture 3 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 4 0 0 0
Information Technology 12 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,248 0 0 0
Manufacturing Engineering 1 0 0 0
Nursing 190 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 14 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 40 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 1 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 12 0 0 0
Total 4,418 0 0 0

References

*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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