Higher Education Institutions
A.T. Still University
Founded in 1892 as the nation's first college of osteopathic
medicine, A.T. Still University (ATSU) provides
graduate level education in whole person healthcare. Recognized
internationally for its integrated
approach, ATSU equips students with the knowledge, compassion
and hands-on experience needed
to address the body, mind and spirit. The University now
Arizona School of Dentistry
& Oral Health, the
Arizona School of Health Sciences and the
School of Osteopathic Medicine in
Arizona on its 59-acre Mesa campus. More than 2,800
students are enrolled at ATSU's Mesa
campus and university-wide.
Northern Arizona University Mesa Campus -
Certificates, Bachelors, Masters
Established in 1899 in Flagstaff
Northern Arizona University (NAU) has expanded. Empowered by the Arizona Board
of Regents to provide educational opportunities the university
now serves students right in the heart of downtown Mesa.
Co-located on the Mesa Community College Campus NAU has forged
innovative partnerships that contribute to the local community. NAU has partnered
with Mesa Community College to create a seamless transfer to a
baccalaureate degree accepting an unprecedented 90 transfer
credit hours toward degree completion. Students keep learning
without leaving their community.
Arizona State University Polytechnic
ASU Polytechnic (Poly) campus is located on 600 acres adjacent to Phoenix Mesa
Gateway Airport. The Mesa campus is home to more than
10,000 students exploring professional and technological
programs with 80 undergraduate degrees and 22 graduate degrees.
ASU Poly is recognized for innovative
partnerships and creative collaborations with industry and other
educational institutions. Assets include state-of-the-art
infrastructure, research capabilities and student and faculty in
ASU Poly Aerospace/Health/High
Mesa Community College - Certificates, Associates
Community College (MCC) is the largest Community College in the State of Arizona
with over 40,000 students annually.
MCC offers more than 150 Degrees and Certificates in technical
and career tracks and prepares
students to transfer to a university. Students pursue coursework
at two comprehensive Mesa
campuses: MCC at Southern and Dobson and MCC at Red Mountain.
MCC also offers coursework in
Downtown Mesa where Northern Arizona University shares space and
students. Additional learning
sites include Banner Boswell, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, as well as
Chandler-Gilbert Community College - Certificates,
Founded in 1985, Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) is in Chandler and Mesa, and serves the
needs of residents at three
locations in the Southeast Valley with university transfer and
workforce development programs,
continuing education and more. CGCC's service area reflects a
diverse multicultural environment
and is experiencing burgeoning population growth.
CGCC currently serves more than
16,000 students annually, employs 320 people full-time, 125
full-time faculty and has an operational
budget of $37.9 million.
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