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Mesa Community College

Mesa, AZ

At A Glance

Main Address

1833 W Southern Ave

Mesa, AZ 85202-4822

www.mesacc.edu

Admission Office

1833 West Southern Avenue

Mesa, AZ 85202

(480) 461-7000

Fax : (480) 461-7805

admissions@mesacc.edu

Contact : Jeffrey Rhoads

Director Enrollment Services

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 4513

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 20,351

In-State Tuition : $2,565.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,795.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : May 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : Jul 13

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 57.0%
Health Professions : 11.0%
Business/Marketing : 9.0%
Physical Sciences : 9.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture A
Landscaping and Groundskeeping C
Ornamental Horticulture A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American/Black Studies C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Commerce, General A C
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies C
Fashion Merchandising C
Insurance A C
International Business/Trade/Commerce C
Marketing Research C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A
Merchandising and Buying Operations A
Organizational Behavior Studies A
Organizational Leadership C
Project Management C
Real Estate A C
Retail Management A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General A
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia A C
Journalism A
Public Relations/Image Management A C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design C
Recording Arts Technology/Technician A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications A C
Computer Science A
Computer Support specialist C
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager A C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A C
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster A C

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager A
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector C

Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education C
Curriculum and Instruction C
Early Childhood Education and Teaching C
Elementary Education and Teaching A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching A
Teacher Assistant/Aide A C
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels C
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician A
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD C

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management C
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management A C
Human Nutrition A

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A C
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Gunsmithing/Gunsmith A

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences C
Sustainability Studies A

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology A
Physical Fitness Technician A C
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management C
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General C

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A
Meteorology A
Physical Sciences, General A

Precision Production
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist C
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist C
Welding Technology/Welder A C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work A

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician A C

Security & Protective Services
Corrections C
Criminal Justice/Police Science C
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A C
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting C
Forensic Science and Technology A C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Geography A C
Political Science and Government, General A
Sociology A C

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General C
Costume Design C
Dance, General A
Design and Visual Communications, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fashion/Apparel Design C
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Game and Interactive Media Design A C
Graphic Design C
Interior Design A C
Keyboard Instruments C
Music Management A C
Music Technology A C
Music Theory and Composition C
Music, General A
Photography C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

1000 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Computer repair service available on campus

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : Planetarium, Art Gallery, National Rose Garden

Geographic Location : 12 miles from Phoenix.

Very Large City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 20,351

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 14,230

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 26

Full time students average age : 22

In state students : 98.0%

Out of state students : 2.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

American Indian/Alaskan Native : 3.0%

Black African American : 5.0%

Asian : 4.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 31.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 46.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : Mesa Legend

Student Newspaper URL : www.mesalegend.com/

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Thunderbirds

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Legal services

Minority students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Study skills assistance

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

Y

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Cheerleading

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

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

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : No

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Students who have taken an advanced placement course of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) in their secondary school and who have taken an Advanced Placement Examination of the CEEB may receive course credit. Scores must be received directly from CEEB before credit is awarded.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

4

3

ART 112

All

3-D Art and Design

4

3

ART 115

All

Art History

3

3

ARH101 or 102

All

4

6

ARH101 & 102

All

Biology

3

4

BIO100 or Equivalent

All

4

8

BIO181 & 182

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MAT221

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MAT221

All

4

8

MAT221 & 231

All

Chemistry

4

4

CHM151/151LL

All

5

8

CHM151 & 151LL & CHM152 & 152LL

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

10

CHI101 & 102

All

4

15

CHI101 & 102 & 201

All

5

20

CHI101 & 102 & 201 & 202

All

Comparative Government and Politics

4

3

POS140

All

Computer Science A

4

3

CSC100 or 110

All

Drawing

4

3

ART 111

All

English Language and Composition

4

3

ENG101 or Elective Credit

All

English Literature and Composition

4

3

ENG101 or Elective Credit

All

Environmental Science

4

3

--

All

European History

4

6

HIS101 & 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

16

FRE101, 102, 201 202

All

German Language and Culture

3

16

GER101, 102, 201 202

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

10

JPN101 & 102

All

4

15

JPN101, 102 & 201

All

5

20

JPN101, 102, 201 & 202

All

Latin

3

8

LAT101 & 102

All

4

12

LAT101, 102 & 201

All

5

16

LAT101, 102, 201 & 202

All

Macroeconomics

4

3

ECN211

All

Microeconomics

4

3

ECN212

All

Music Theory

4

3

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHY112

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHY111

All

Psychology

4

3

PSY101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

16

SPA101, 102, 201 & 202

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

16

SPA101, 102, 201 & 202

All

Statistics

3

3

MAT206

All

United States Government and Politics

4

3

POS110

All

United States History

4

6

HIS103 & 104

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

47

--

American Literature

46

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

49

--

Biology

46

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

47

--

Chemistry

47

--

College Algebra

46

--

College Composition

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

English Literature

46

--

French I

39

--

French II

45

--

German I

40

--

German II

48

--

History of United States I

45

--

History of United States II

45

--

Human Growth and Development

45

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

52

--

Introduction to Educational Psychology

47

--

Introductory Business Law

51

--

Introductory Psychology

47

--

Introductory Sociology

47

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

44

--

Principles of Management

46

--

Principles of Marketing

50

--

Principles of Microeconomics

41

--

Spanish I

41

--

Spanish II

50

--

Western Civilization I

46

--

Western Civilization II

47

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Patricia Peppin

Financial aid office phone : (866) 622-2332

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$2,565.00

$2,565.00

$2,565.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,795.00

$9,795.00

$9,795.00

Room only:

--

$5,508.00

$5,076.00

Books and supplies:

$1,472.00

$1,472.00

$1,472.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$5,508.00

$5,508.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$3,024.00

$3,024.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$4,037.00

$18,077.00

$17,645.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,267.00

$25,307.00

$24,875.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Track and Field

Available

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 30

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 30

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

Transfer students with GPA lower than 2.0 must meet with admissions and standards committee for counseling and placement.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,795.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $5,508.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser