Mesa Community College

Mesa Community College (MCC) in Mesa, Arizona, is the largest of the 10 community colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District. Enrollment in the spring of 2007 topped 25,000 full- and part-time students. It was founded in 1963 as a branch campus of what is now Phoenix College but later was granted independent status.

MCC offers transfer degrees of Associate in Arts, Associate in Business, Associate in Science, Associate in Transfer Partnership, Associate in General Studies and the Arizona General Education Core (AGEC) which is a 35-38 hour block of general education courses. MCC also offers more than 100 degrees of Associate of Applied Science and Certificate of Completion in fields such as Nursing, Electronics, Mortuary Science and others which prepare students for immediate entry to the job market

Characteristics of Mesa Community College

Mesa Community College has two major campuses in the community of Mesa, Arizona: the main campus at Southern and Dobson, situated on 145 landscaped acres; and the new Red Mountain campus, expected to provide service to over 5,000 students. Both campuses provide modern and comfortable classroom, administration, physical education, laboratory, and occupational training facilities. Mesa is a relaxed and friendly community within close proximity to other resort cities such as Scottsdale and Phoenix. Mesa and its neighboring towns provide the student with ample educational, cultural, entertainment, and recreational resources.

Mesa Community College (MCC) is an accredited public, two-year institution offering courses leading to the associate degree and certificates. Both transfer and occupational programs are offered in a broad range of subjects. A program of Intensive English is available for international students who need to improve their English skills before entering regular academic programs. Student services including academic and immigration advising, assessment testing, career planning, child care, personal counseling, and tutoring services


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.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees (undergraduate) Published Tuition and Fees
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergrads
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergrads
In-District $ 1,590
$ 1,560
$ 30
In-State $ 6,462
$ 6,432
$ 30
Out-of-State$ 6,750
$ 6,720
$ 30

Contact Info:

Mesa Community College
1833 West Southern,
Mesa, AZ 85202
Ph. 480-461-7000

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