Listed above on the interactive map are Costa Mesa, CA, colleges, universities and other post-secondary institutions. The list of colleges is sorted by SAT range, from highest to lowest. To customize your list of Costa Mesa colleges, you can use the sorting filter to sort by SAT range, school name and admissions rate. You can then select the school type and select public, private (not for profit) and private (for profit) colleges. The SAT range filter will allow you to sort Costa Mesa colleges by SAT scores. This is very helpful in determining which colleges will fit within you SAT score.