San Diego Mesa College, founded in 1964, is in San Diego. The college is the largest in the San Diego Community College District. Initially offering classes 1,800 students, the 104-acre campus has grown to serve more than 34,000 students.
Mesa College provides extensive collegiate experiences for students, including such opportunities as student government, 19 intercollegiate athletic teams, clubs, performance groups and a host of activities in which students learn leadership skills, expand their cultural horizons and celebrates cultural diversity.
In 2010, the Rosa Parks Transit Center was unveiled to honor civil rights activist Rosa Parks, who had a special relationship with the college and made several visits to the college in the early 1990s.