Estimated Cost

A quality college education doesn’t have to be expensive. At San Diego Mesa College, you can work toward your educational goals and experience all of the advantages of a four-year college at a fraction of the cost. Discover your financial aid options and learn more about community college’s affordable tuition.

Tuition at Mesa College is only $46/unit and it is free to apply.

Estimated Cost of Enrollment Fees (CA Residents)

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This is only an estimate of the enrollment fees for a full estimate of the cost of attendance visit the Financial Aid Office.

Apply For Music Scholarships

Mesa College provides annual scholarships so you can find the financial support you need to complete your studies. Some of these awards are given specifically to students enrolled in Music and other performing arts programs at Mesa. Explore programs available to music majors as well as other scholarships you may be eligible for.

  • Gustavo Romero Music Scholarship
  • Legaspi-Roberts Scholarship for the Performing Arts
  • E.F.K. Music Scholarship
  • Nicki Carano Memorial Scholarship
  • Harvey T. Bergland Memorial Scholarship
  • Bart & Jerri Hazlett Memorial Scholarship
  • Bernie & Rita Shellist Music Endowed Scholarship
  • Jan Ellis Memorial Scholarship

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Estimated Cost of Attendance

An estimate of the total cost of attending San Diego Mesa College for residents and non-residents, which includes enrollment, books and supplies, food, housing, and transportation.

San Diego Promise Program

The program provides up to two years of free tuition to eligible students. Participation in the Promise program comes with a variety of benefits.

Financial Aid

Everyone, no matter your financial situation, should fill out a FAFSA if you are planning on attending college to determine what types of financial aid you may be eligible for.

Mesa Scholarships

Through the San Diego Mesa College Foundation, Mesa College is able to offer hundreds of scholarships to students each year.

Use Your GI Bill

San Diego Mesa College values its veterans, active duty military and dependent students. We will do everything in our means to assist you as you embark on an exciting academic career with us. The San Diego Mesa College Veterans Office will help you with applying for education benefits.
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School of Arts and Languages

School of
Arts & Languages

Leslie Shimazaki
Leslie Shimazaki Dean School of Arts & Languages G-201
N. Scott Robinson
N. Scott Robinson, Ph.D. Chair, Music Department Coordinator, Applied Music Program 619-388-5956 C-214
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