STEM Program

Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Logo

The East Los Angeles College-Mesa program empowers and supports educationally disadvantaged community college students pursuing science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degrees while providing academic, financial, and professional development resources.

Eligibility Requirements

MESA serves educationally and financially disadvantaged students and emphasizes participation by students from groups with low eligibility rates to four-year colleges. MESA focuses on students majoring in Mathematics/Engineering/Sciences who will transfer to a university. To be eligible for the MESA, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. Not already hold a Bachelor's degree
  2. Proof of financial need
  3. Be educationally under-served
  4. Intend to transfer to a 4 year institution as a calculus-based STEM major
  5. Hold a current 2.8 minimum GPA
  6. Enrollment in Math 260 (Pre-calculus) or above

    Please feel free to contact us for additional information. To apply for MESA Program, please fill out our application!


The MESA STEM Center is back open for in-person services.

Winter 2021 Semester Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

For more information contact the MESA Front Desk at (323) 780-6730.

If you prefer, you can also join our virtual desk at

Office Information

Office Location

East Los Angeles College
Office Location: E7-210
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754


Phone: (323) 780-6730
Zoom Front Desk