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About Us

MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) Program is a state-wide academic enrichment program that supports economically and educationally disadvantaged students, including historically underrepresented students in STEM, to prepare for and excel in math, engineering and science majors and attain Bachelor’s of Science degrees from four-year institutions. 

Contact the Program Director to find out how MESA can support your academic success through project-based learning, work-based professional development, research education for undergraduates, internships, fellowships, and much more. 

Become a MESA Student

Becoming a MESA Student provides students with academic resources, workshops, internships, scholarships, transfer guidance, and mentorship!

Follow the link above to fill out the interest form to become a MESA Student.

Contact: Mourad Mjahed, MESA Program Director, and Carolina Ocana, MESA Program Technician, for additional information about the application process at

Counseling Services

Academic Advising is also available through the MESA Center.

For an updated Student Education Plan (SEP), please contact the counseling department ( to set up a meeting with our MESA student counselor. You may also call (619) 482-6361 to get in contact.

San Diego MESA Alliance (SDMA)

The San Diego MESA Alliance (SDMA), established in 2000, is a statewide model for intersegmental regional collaboration in mathematics, engineering and science education for economically disadvantaged and underrepresented student populations.

The Alliance mission is to have a collaborative effort in enhancing the pipeline of MESA programs in San Diego County. The Alliance goals are to establish best practices, strategic partnerships, effective coordination of services and development of core curriculum for MESA programs.