About Mesa College

Pride in high academic standards

As one of the largest and most successful of California's 110 community colleges, and as the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, Mesa College takes pride in its high academic standards, its excellent programs and services, and its personal approach to helping each individual student succeed.

At Mesa College, students will find a wide and diverse array of courses and programs leading to the A.A. or A.S. degree in both academic and vocational subjects, as well as programs leading to occupational certificates. Students may also pursue programs of general interest.

Because of the college's comprehensive offerings, its excellent programs, its uniquely talented faculty, and its support services, Mesa College enjoys one of the highest student transfer rates in California.

Mesa College students excel when they transfer to the University of California and California State University campuses as well as other four-year institutions. Students completing vocational programs have similar success when they enter employment situations.

Mesa College Campus

Mesa College offers a beautiful campus environment, including a state-of-the art Learning Resource Center, which opened in April 1998. The new Center was constructed at a total cost of $20 million, and its four stories occupy 107,000 square feet in the middle of the campus. The facility offers expanded library holdings, an enormous computer lab for student use, and advanced media facilities.

The campus also includes classroom buildings, science labs, an athletics complex and fields, a theatre and fine arts facilities, and beautiful landscaping.

I-400 Building

Mesa College provides extensive collegiate experiences for students, including such opportunities as student government, 19 intercollegiate athletic teams, clubs, performance groups, and a host of activities in which students learn leadership skills, expand their cultural horizons, and celebrates cultural diversity.

The college counselors will answer any questions you may have about programs and services at Mesa College and will assist you in making your educational plans. To contact a counselor, call 619-388-2672.