Mesalands Community College

911 S Tenth Street, Tucumcari, NM

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Mesalands Community College, located in Tucumcari, New Mexico, was founded in 1979 though the Area Vocational School Act of New Mexico and was originally known as Tucumcari Area Vocational School. In 1993 the school began offering associate of applied science degrees and was renamed to Mesa Technical College as a reflection of its expanded offerings. In 2001 the school once again changed its name, this time to the current in order to identify itself as a comprehensive community college.

Mesalands Community College offers a variety of programs that allow students to pursue career training or academic transfer in order to achieve one's personal goals. Career training programs allow students to receive an education in a high demand field or industry with the purpose of seeking long term employment upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education followed by applying to a college or university to complete the final two years and earning a bachelor's degree.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Mesalands Community College is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any individual interested in attending to do so through the completion of the application and payment of fees. Students are asked to provide transcripts and test scores, as well as possibly take a placement exam prior to registration. Participation in orientation and a meeting with a counselor for new students is also encouraged. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and are awarded based on need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $1,200-$1,400
    • Out-of-State: $2,200-$2,621
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $50-$60 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $91-$110 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$5,175

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Mesalands Community College may provide services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Mesalands Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades


Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Physical Sciences

    Precision Production

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Security and Protective Services

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Contact Information

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