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San Diego Mesa College

San Diego Mesa College is a fully accredited, comprehensive college committed to equity and excellence. We honor our diverse community of students, faculty, professional staff, and administrators who collaborate to foster scholarship, leadership, access, and innovation in an inclusive learning environment. By promoting student learning and achievement that leads to degrees and certificates, transfer, workforce training, and lifelong learning, we empower our students to reach their educational goals and shape their future. Among the largest community colleges in California, Mesa serves 25,000 students per year, 25% of whom are full-time. Mesa offers nearly 200 associate degree and certificate programs and is one of 15 California community colleges offering a four-year baccalaureate degree. Mesa ranks as San Diego’s top transfer institution, is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and a Military Friendly School, serving nearly 2,800 veterans and their families.

Website:

https://www.sdmesa.edu

Category:

Large Public

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

67.57

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

36.17

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

55.56

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

61.11

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

14.23

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

56.49

Why you should attend?

The time has never been better for military veterans to further their education and training. San Diego Mesa College is committed to helping veterans make the best choices possible while attaining the maximum assistance, guidance, and support using the new GI Bill® and other programs. Veteran students who may be facing challenges adjusting to life after military service may visit the United States Department of Veteran Affairs Counseling website. The San Diego Mesa College VA program has embraced and adopted the Mission, Vision and Values of the VA Advisory Committee. San Diego Mesa College's Veterans Program assures its students they will receive superb veteran support services, and the encouragement they need to facilitate the transition to college life, while maintaining an environment that espouses respect, high ethical standards and aids student intellectual, personal growth and development and educational success. San Diego Mesa College's Veterans office mission is founded upon the following core values: Academic Excellence - demonstrating the individual character required to translate thought into action under adverse or challenging conditions; Honest Collaboration - cultivating in ourselves and others the willingness and steadfastness to act honestly and cooperatively; Mutual Respect and Diversity - acknowledging the dignity and worth of all beings and preserving the richness of our cultures and diversity; Civility - giving of oneself to enhance the life and richness of the college and behaving courteously; Sensitivity - exhibiting compassion and kindness towards others.