Mesa Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Mesa, AZ

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How much is the Mesa CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Mesa CC's tuition & fees is $2,358 for Arizona residents and $8,958 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,935 for Arizona residents and $32,535 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Mesa CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$2,358
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,958
Books & Supplies Costs$1,464
Off-campus Room & Board$10,872
Off-campus Expenses$11,241
2023-2024 Estimates
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$2,686
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,217

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Mesa CC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arizona, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $14,498.
Mesa Community College$2,358$8,958
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arizona 2-4 Years Colleges$18,472
Public Schools$5,723$14,498
Private Schools$19,834

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Mesa CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Mesa Community CollegeMesa, AZ$2,358$8,958
Arizona Western CollegeYuma, AZ$3,020$9,830
Central Arizona CollegeCoolidge, AZ$2,250$4,500
Glendale Community CollegeGlendale, AZ$2,358$8,958
Phoenix CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
South Mountain Community CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
Yavapai CollegePrescott, AZ$2,838$9,344
Paradise Valley Community CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
Chandler-Gilbert Community CollegeChandler, AZ$2,358$8,958
Estrella Mountain Community CollegeAvondale, AZ$2,358$8,958
Coconino Community CollegeFlagstaff, AZ$3,254$9,492

Financial Aid and COA

At Mesa Community College, 15,029 students (91%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $1,772.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Mesa CC is $30,763 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 819 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $3,405 and the average amount of student loans is $3,750.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,935$32,535
Tuition & Fees$2,358$8,958
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,577$23,577
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$24,163$30,763
Average Financial Aid$1,772$1,772
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship15,02991%$1,772
Pell Grants3,41421%$3,493
Federal Student Loan1,2127%$3,577
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid819100%-
Grants or Scholarships81899%$3,405
Federal Grants81799%$2,936
Pell Grants34242%$4,786
Other Federal Grants81299%$938
State/Local Grants4-$500
Institutional Grants23428%$1,646
Student Loan Aid719%$3,750
Federal Student Loans709%$3,297
Other Student Loans51%$7,100
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level344317$5,093
110,001 or more91$72

Student Population

Mesa Community College has a total of 15,772 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 7,395 male students and 9,099 female students attending Mesa CC. The school offers online degree programs and 3,977 students enrolled online exclusively (25.22% of all students).
Undergraduate16,494 7,3959,099

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ
Degree & Programs
Program Offered256 Programs
Online Program Offered54 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population15,772
Graduation Rate12%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate64% (Full-time), 41% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties289 (Full-time), 820 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs688 (Full-time), 1,158 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$86,237
Average Staff Salary$61,923