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Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement

Welcome to the MESA Program at Mission College! We are transitioning all our services online. MESA students can check the MESA Canvas page for updates.

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The Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program accepts applications for the first three weeks of each semester. 

The Mission College MESA Program started in 2000, and we are the only MESA community college program in the heart of Silicon Valley! 

What is MESA?

Born out of the civil rights movement, the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program is a state-funded learning community built to support educationally and economically disadvantaged students in the STEM Transfer Pipeline.  

The MESA Community College Program produces a diverse population of transfer-ready students to advance their STEM educational journeys in 4-year university programs and beyond.

What are the Benefits of MESA?

MESA students are offered opportunities to improve their skills in STEM while receiving professional development to be successful members of the Bay Area’s STEM community.  

Some of MESA’s services include but are not limited to: a dedicated counselor, tutoring, Academic Excellence Workshops (organized study groups), college and industry tours, mentorship programs, leadership conferences, a lending technology and textbook program, as well as retention and transfer support.

MESA Partnerships

MESA CCP is a partnership with the California Community College Chancellor's Office, is a part of the MESA Undergraduate Program. It provides support to community college students who are majoring in math, engineering and science so they excel academically and transfer to four-year institutions.

Service Area Outcomes

  • SAO 1: MESA students will meet program requirements by attending a minimum of one (1) MESA event each semester.
  • SAO 2: MESA students will meet program requirements by volunteering a minimum of two (2) hours each semester.

MESA Event Calendar