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San Diego State University

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement

MESA’s college prep program sparks early interest in STEM by bridging classroom concepts to real-world practice, and inspires youth on their STEM journey to higher education and their future success.  MESA serves more than 15,700 college prep students in California. Here’s how MESA students succeed:


  • Individual academic planning
  • Hands-on math, science and engineering, competitions
  • Exposure to technical careers and role models
  • College campus tours
  • MESA periods (during and/or after school)
  • Teacher professional development 

For more informaion about the MESA's college prep program, visit