San Diego Mesa College: Ranking & Review

San Diego
United States
Top 37%

San Diego Mesa College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)23,53210,90512,627

7,640 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,967 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

San Diego Mesa College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

San Diego Mesa College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

San Diego Mesa College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$5,856
Fees for full-time undergraduates$38$38
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$244

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services468468
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities168168
Health Professions and Related Programs162162
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies157157
Social Sciences127127
Visual and Performing Arts105105
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs102102
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences8787
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8585
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6363
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5252
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4747
Personal and Culinary Services4343
English Language and Literature & Letters3838
Physical Sciences3030
Construction Trades2121
Mathematics and Statistics2121
Architecture and Related Services1818
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1515
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies88
Philosophy and Religious Studies55
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
Science Technologies & Technicians
Grand Total1,9791,979

A total of 1,979 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at San Diego Mesa College.

Graduation rate23%22%25%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff570
Instructional FTE381
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, California, 92111-4998
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,395,000