Eligibility Criteria

Each year the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office establishes eligibility rules for admitting new students to MESA. 

To be eligible to enroll in the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program, at Santa Rosa Junior College, a student must meet all Part I standards and Part II conditions.

Part I Standards: All of the following. . . .

  •   Have not earned a Bachelor's Degree in any major
  •   Are not attending SRJC as an international or foreign student
  •   Are attending SRJC with a calculus-based STEM transfer major
  •  Will be enrolled at SRJC for at least 3 semesters… fall 2019, spring 2020 and fall 2020

Part II Conditions: All of the following . . . .

  •   I am approved to receive need-based financial aid and have completed a FAFSA or California Dream Act application for academic year 2019-2020 
  •   Neither of my parents have a bachelor’s degree

Note: If you are not sure about your eligibility, complete an enrollment application and visit the MESA Center where staff will review your application. 

Every student's situation is different and MESA staff is here to assist you with the application process.