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  1. Professors
    C
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    B+
  5. Student Life
    A-
  6. Location
    B+
Carrington - Mesa is an above-average for-profit college located in Mesa, Arizona in the Phoenix Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 441 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Carrington - Mesa acceptance rate is 55%. Popular majors include Medical Assistant, Veterinary Technician and Assistant, and Dental Assisting. Graduating 87% of students, Carrington - Mesa alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,200.
1001 W. Southern Ave., Ste. 130
Mesa, AZ 85210
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About Carrington - Mesa...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended

Cost

Net Price
$20,248/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,509/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
45%

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
26:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.4 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.8 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.8 responses
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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    66%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
441Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
100
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$25,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
87%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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My experiences on being enrolled with Carrington College-Mesa are amazing by far. I truly admire how things are neatly and professionally organized by the staff members and advisors. The beginning we were doing online classes due to COVID-19, but we managed to get out work and lectures in by having Microsoft Meetings. What I like about Carrington College-Mesa is that they care about each students education and the program that they are in. By making sure we understand and by providing us with hands on experiences at campus, so we can provide a successful performance withing the medical field to our future patients. They also treat us equally within our programs by making sure we all receive the education we all deserve and are hoping to accomplish as well. The thing I would like to see change though would be the tuition because it's pretty high and pricey. Although, they are providing a great education for individuals seeking a medical degree withing the medical field.
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My experiences with online classes at Carrington College-Mesa were pretty great. When I first enrolled with Carrington we started off with online classes. This was all due to COVID-19, but it was for our own safety and health. Although, online wasn't too bad even for my first time having online classes. I'm doing my third term online as we speak, therefore, we do our lab portions on campus so we can get credit for our hands on experiences as well with caution though. Our advisors have been doing their best on providing the best online teaching as possible. Even when we have internet trouble at some moments, they make sure they find ways to help assist and communicate with each of us to make sure we turn in our work on time, understand our lectures, and having patience with our learning criteria. This online portion was new to each of us, but we managed it by learning how to use the internet for education.
Carrington is by far the whole package when dealing with going back to school and having to juggle work and actually being an adult. From my perspective it was definitely a seemingly tough transition but with the helpful and truly caring staff and workable schedule it turned out to be amazingly easier than I anticipated. Just finished first term with a 4.0. Being 43 I would say that isn’t to shabby.