Mesa Community College

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School Overview

Mesa Community College (MCC) is located in Mesa, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. Founded in 1963, MCC is the largest institution in the Maripoca County Community College District and one of the largest community colleges in the nation. Originally part of Phoenix College, the school became independent in 1965.

Many students begin their college careers at MCC and transfer credits to a four-year university. MCC transfers more students to Arizona State University than almost any other school. Students may also pursue a variety of professional training programs that provide real-world career skills.

MCC offers over 200 Associate’s degrees, as well as certification programs. Fields of study include engineering, business, nursing, computer science, electronics, dental hygiene, bio-technology and more. In addition to on-campus courses, MCC also offers online classes and hybrid programs.

MCC also provides lifelong learning opportunities for people of all ages through the Community Education program, which provides non-credit classes in technology, personal development, fitness and various areas of art.

General Information

Admission Office

1833 West Southern Avenue

Mesa, AZ 85202

(480) 461-7000

Fax: (480) 461-7805



Contact:

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1833 West Southern Avenue

Mesa, AZ 85202

(480) 461-7000

www.mc.maricopa.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,660

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

General education requirements and 2.5 GPA required for nursing, mortuary science, and fire academy programs.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agribusiness Operations A
Horticultural Services A
Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Interior Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services A
Office Management A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Education

Teacher Assistance A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C

Library Science

Library Assistance A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Mesa Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(480) 461-7000
Website:www.mesacc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:20,508
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:14,005 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,094
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,878
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:64%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,234

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Mesa Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mesa Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences12
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services137
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs22
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services85
Construction Trades1
Education74
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields95
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences51
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs54
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service53
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Library Science21
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies53
Personal and Culinary Services1
Physical Sciences1
Precision Production42
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Social Sciences21
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts87
Grand total9156

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Mesa Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services53
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total1610

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mesa Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,094
Out-of-state$7,878
Books and supplies$1,288

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,02064%
Grant or scholarship aid92358%$4,234
Student loan aid23715%$3,522

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,97637%$3,457
Federal student loans3,61317%$4,056

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mesa Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mesa Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mesa Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment20,508
Undergraduate enrollment20,508
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mesa Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
    • Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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