Step by Step Admissions Guide

Step by Step Admissions Guide

Become the best you can be! Join our community of over 22,000 Mesa College students and jump-start your education by earning a degree or certificate from one of Mesa's many academic programs. Just choose from the options below to find out how easy it can be to apply and start taking classes at SD Mesa.

Currently enrolled students and those who have taken college courses at SDCCD (in the last year) do not need to submit a new application.

First Time College Student

New to college? Begin your higher-education journey at Mesa.

Returning Mesa College Student

Welcome back! If it's been more than three semesters since you took your last class at Mesa, you may need to reapply.

High School Student

Take Mesa classes while still in high school. Discover the difference between dual and concurrent enrollment.

Former College Student

Heading back to school? Finish your degree or earn a new one at Mesa.

Military-Affiliated Students

Apply for admission and take advantage of your military benefits

Undocumented Student

You have a place at Mesa. See how our community can support you and your education.

International Student

Travel to sunny San Diego, California! Study at Mesa with students from over 30 countries.

Special Admissions for Allied Health Programs

Learn more about our Allied Health application processes and their deadlines.

College of Continuing Education Students

Make a seamless transition from the College of Continuing Eduction to Mesa College.

Learn about Special Admissions for Allied Health Programs

If you are looking to enroll in a particular Allied Health program, including our Health Information Management (HIM) Bachelor's Degree, you will not only need to apply to the college, using one of the guides above, but also the specific program you are interested in participating in. Learn more about our Allied Health application processes and their deadlines.

Explore Allied Health at Mesa College

Just Need a GE Course?

If you are earning a degree at another institution and want to complete some of your general education requirements at Mesa College, follow the steps below to get started.

Learn how to quickly get started at Mesa