2021 Student Population

A total of 16,948 students have enrolled at Mesa Community College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 7,316 male and 9,632 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 4,975 full-time students and 11,973 part-time students.
The number of students at Mesa Community College is very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Arizona. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Glendale Community College and Phoenix College, its population is very large (average population is 10,853).
Mesa Community College offers online degree/certificate programs and 5,895 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 7,316 male and 9,632 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.76 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 7,917 White students (46.71%) and 5,365 Hispanic students (31.66%) at Mesa Community College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Mesa Community College.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

Population by Race/Ethnicity at Mesa Community College
American Indian or Alaska Native518188330
Black or African American856359497
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander542232
Two or More Races813346467
Race/Ethnicity Unknown462223239
Total 16,9487,3169,632

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 11,437 students whose age under twenty five and 3,173 students whose age is over thirty years old at Mesa Community College.
Especially, 2,237 students are younger than eighteen and 91 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Mesa Community College.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

Population by Student Age at Mesa Community College
Total16,948 7,3169,632
Under 182,237 7841,453
18-193,541 1,5382,003
20-213,034 1,4301,604
22-242,625 1,2131,412
25-292,332 1,0671,265
30-341,235 537698
35-39680 280400
40-49744 273471
50-64423 154269
65 and over91 3754
unknown6 33
Total 16,948 7,3169,632

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Mesa Community College, 12,040 students (71.04% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 5,895 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 5,377 students live in Arizona where Mesa Community College is located in and 497 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes5,895
Enrolled Some in Online Classes6,145
Not Enrolled in Online Classes4,908
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)5,895
Arizona Residents5,377
Other State in U.S.497
Outside of U.S.1

Online Enrollment Chart