Eligible Attendees can apply for one of the twelve

$500 Scholarships*

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Southern and Dobson Campus

1833 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202

Directions to Campus

Thursday, March 26, 2015
4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Red Mountain Campus

7110 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ 85207

Directions to Campus

Build Your Future. Not Your Debt.

Keep more money in your pocket by starting your educational journey with us. MCC’s average annual tuition is 75% less than what many other in-state colleges and universities charge. At $84 dollars per credit hour, you will be embarking on a first-rate education at an affordable cost.

Whether you plan to transfer or enter the workforce upon completing your education with MCC, our highly qualified faculty will prepare you for your next step. Student success is our number one priority.

Attend our Open House. Learn about the many reasons why starting at MCC is the smart choice.



As an MCC student, the average annual tuition is 75% less than what many other in-state colleges and universities would charge.

(Source: Arizona Board of Regents – Arizona University System Board-Approved 2014-15 Base Tuition and Mandatory Fee Report. Based on annual average tuition.)

Top Reasons to Attend MCC

Incredibly Affordable

Average annual tuition for a full time student taking 30 credit hours is nearly 75% less compared to other Arizona state colleges and universities. (Arizona Board of Regents statistics)

Nationally Recognized

Ranked as one of the top 100 community colleges among the 1,200 institutions in the nation by Community College Week.

Student Success

3.09 – Average first year GPA of MCC students who transfer to an Arizona University. (Office of Research & Planning ASSIST 2008 Database)

Civic Engagement

Named for multiple years to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a school can achieve for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement.

Highly Regarded Faculty

98.5% of students said they were satisfied/very satisfied with the quality of instruction at MCC.

More than 200 Programs, Degrees,
& Certificates

Students can choose from a wide range of program options suited to their learning needs: prepare to transfer to a university, start a career, upgrade skills needed for the workplace, or pursue personal interests.

Online Degrees & Certificates

Turn the coffee house, a park, or your living room into your classroom. MCC eLearning classes offer students incredible convenience. It’s flexibility for those on the go. We also have over 20 degrees and certificates you can earn 100% online.

Free Student Resources

MCC offers free parking, admissions, testing, financial aid services, academic advising, career planning, tutoring, and personal counseling.

During the Open House meet faculty and ask questions about their programs and classes, and learn how to earn college credit while still in high school through our Early College.

Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. During this session we will help you discover various financial aid resources. Find out how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). https://www.mesacc.edu/financial-aid

To apply for financial aid, please bring the following:

  • Social Security Number
  • Your most recent federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned
  • Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
  • Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
  • A Federal Student Aid PIN to sign electronically (If you do not already have one, click here to obtain one)


Gain a greater understanding of scholarships and how to apply for one. Learn where to find available scholarships, when a scholarship is right and the best practices to apply to increase the chance of receiving a scholarship. http://www.mesacc.edu/financial-aid/types-aid/scholarships

Steps to Enroll

Learn the steps to a successful enrollment experience during this session. Find out how to complete the Student Information Form application and how to set up your my.maricopa.edu student account. We will also talk about placement tests, benefits of meeting with an Academic Advisor, registering for classes, and more. http://www.mesacc.edu/checklists/new-student

Transfer Basics

Starting your college education at MCC can prepare you to transfer to a four-year university and can save you money. By attending this session you will learn about transfer degree programs available with ASU, NAU, UofA, and other universities in the state. Call 480-461-7400 or visit http://www.mesacc.edu/transfer for more information.

Career & Technical Education

Whether you want to further your career or specialize in a new and growing field, we offer solutions that can put you to work right away. Mesa Community College is committed to providing programs designed to develop the skills that today’s employer’s value.

Download Our Open House Flyer

Want a copy of our Open House flyer that you can print out? Click here to get the PDF.

Have any Questions?

If you have any questions about the open house events, please feel free to call our Outreach and Recruitment office at 480-461-6392.

* Eligibility Requirements for the $500 Scholarship, recipient must:

  • Must have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2015-2016
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA
  • Must be an Arizona resident or have lawful immigration status as determined by Maricopa Community Colleges District
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours during Fall 2015
  • Must be enrolled by July 30, 2015 (NO EXCEPTION)
  • Must maintain a 2.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (if continuing student)
  • Limit one $500 scholarship per family

Submit the completed scholarship application during the Open House event at the registration table, OR before 5 pm on Friday, March 27th at Enrollment Services.