Student Disclosures

Mesa Community College adheres to all Federal, State, and Maricopa District policies, regulations, disclosure reporting requirements, and laws. Most policies are found in the college catalog, handbook, or on the Maricopa Community College District Website.

Additional information may be found throughout the Mesa Community College website and the Maricopa Community College District Website.

The Student Rights and Responsibility Page will provide you with a quick way to research some of the most requested policy information.

Accreditation

Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

HLC Address: 230 N. LaSalle St, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411
Website: http://www.ncahlc.org
Email: info@hlcommission.org
Telephone: 800-621-7440

General information about our accreditation, as well as specific details about the accreditation of some of our programs (e.g. Nursing, Mortuary Science), can be found inside our Accreditation website.

Student Right to Know Act Information

Downloads Format
4 Year Average Graduation & Transfers-Out Rate - All Students PDF
Graduation & Transfers-Out Rate - All Students PDF
4 Year Average Graduation & Transfers-Out Rate - Athletes PDF
Graduation & Transfers-Out Rate - Athletes PDF
Diversity of Study Body & Pell Grant Recipients PDF
Students Receiving Athletically Related Aid PDF
Equity in Athletics (EADA) Report PDF

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator is a tool designed to help students estimate what it may cost to attend any of the Maricopa Community Colleges or Skill Centers annually. This broad estimate is based on the cost of attendance and the financial aid that was provided to full-time, first-time degree/certificate seeking undergraduate students in 2009-10. Actual net price can vary significantly based on student eligibility and does not represent an actual award. Submission of the FAFSA is the only way to obtain a true and accurate determination of eligibility. Estimates apply to full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students. Visit the Net Price Calculator website.

Shopping Sheet

The Shopping Sheet is intended to provide estimated net price information (defined as estimated cost (price) of attendance – including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, room and board (meals), and other related expenses – minus estimated grant and scholarship aid) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year.

The estimate provided using the Shopping Sheet does not represent a final determination, or actual award, of financial assistance, or a final net price; it is an estimate based on price of attendance and financial aid provided to students in a previous year.  Price of attendance and financial aid availability change year to year.  The estimates shall not be binding on the Secretary of Education, the institution or higher education or the State.

In the Shopping Sheet section titled "What will you pay for college", the net costs are reflective of both costs that are paid directly to MCC, such as tuition and fees, and estimates of costs that students may accrue for other expenses, including books, room/board, transportation, etc., which is termed "Estimated Cost of Attendance". The Net Costs listed in "What you will pay for college" are NOT directly paid expenses for college course enrollment and will vary based on a student's personal expenses.

Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be eligible for, and receive, an actual financial aid award that includes Federal grant, loan, or work-study assistance.  For more information on applying for Federal student aid, go to the FAFSA website.

If you are a veteran or a dependent of a veteran, you may be eligible for benefits. Please go to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website for more information.

Login to your Student Center on my.maricopa.edu to access the Shopping Sheet located under the finances section.

Campus Security Report

The Mesa Community College Public Safety department publishes a report that discloses relevant information about campus security policies and crime statistics can be found on the Public Safety website.

Academic Programs

Information about the academic programs offered by Mesa Community College can either be viewed by discipline or by individual degree or certificate.

Consumer Information

Consumer information about topics such as academics, facts & figures, and paying for college is available at http://www.maricopa.edu/about/consumer-info.

Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is an approximation of what it will cost to attend MCC for one year. Information about COA can be found in the Financial Aid website.

Disability Resources

Information about Disability Services at Mesa Community College is available on their website.

Diversity of Enrollment

In the Fall of 2012, enrollment of all full-time undergraduate students in credit programs was 8,102.  Of these 47% were female and 53% were male.  6% were American Indian/Alaska Native, 4% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% were Black, 20% were Hispanic, 51% were White, 2% were Two or More Races, and 2% were Non-Resident Alien.

Diversity of Pell Recipients

Federal Pell Grant recipients comprised 54% of the full-time enrolled students in the Fall of 2012.  Of these, 51% were female and 49% were male.  48% of the Pell recipients identified themselves as members of a racial or ethnic minority.

Retention Rates

58% of the first-time, full-time undergraduate students who enrolled in the Fall of 2012 returned in the Fall of 2013.  The part-time student retention rate was 33%.

Graduation and Transfer Rates

The 3-year graduation rate for full-time students entering in Fall 2010 was 12%.  The 3-year transfer-out rate was 30%.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. Mesa Community College complies with these requirements. These rights can be viewed on the FERPA Web site. Additional information can be found at http://www.maricopa.edu/legal/ferpa/

Misrepresentation

An employee or representative of the college may not make a misrepresentation to any student, prospective student, or member of the public. A misrepresentation is any false, erroneous, or misleading statement about the nature of the college's educational program, the nature of the college's financial charges, or the employability of the college's graduates.  Any person who feels an employee or representative of the college has made a misrepresentation in violation of this provision may report the representative to the office of the college president.

Complaints may also be submitted via the Service Gap/Complaint form.

Student Rights & Responsibilities

The Mesa Community College student rights and responsibilities are available here.