San Diego Mesa College: Ranking & Review

San Diego Rank United States Rank World Rank
11 1727 6156
Top 37%

San Diego Mesa College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $20,528 $25,280
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 Services 468 468
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 168 168
Health Professions and Related Programs 162 162
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 157 157
Social Sciences 127 127
Psychology 125 125
Visual and Performing Arts 105 105
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 102 102
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 87 87
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 85 85
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 63 63
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 52 52
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 47 47
Personal and Culinary Services 43 43
English Language and Literature & Letters 38 38
Physical Sciences 30 30
History 22 22
Construction Trades 21 21
Mathematics and Statistics 21 21
Architecture and Related Services 18 18
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 15 15
Engineering 9 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 8 8
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 5
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1 1
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