Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College (referred to as MECC) is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Big Stone Gap, VA. It is classified as Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Multicampus school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Associate's degree. The 2020 tuition & fees at Mountain Empire Community College is $4,710 for Virginia residents and $10,713 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 2,506 and student to faculty ratio is 5.00% (20 to 1).

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Who Accredits Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1974 - Current).

Mountain Empire Community College Overview

Mountain Empire Community College (referred to as MECC) is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Big Stone Gap, VA. It is classified as Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Multicampus school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Associate's degree. The 2020 tuition & fees at Mountain Empire Community College is $4,710 for Virginia residents and $10,713 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 2,506 and student to faculty ratio is 5.00% (20 to 1).

MECC 2020 Key Statistics
Tuition & Fees$10,713
$4,710 for Virginia Residents
Student Population2,506
Graduation Rate38%
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1

The undergraduate tuition & fees at Mountain Empire Community College is $4,710 for Virginia residents and $10,713 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. Mountain Empire Community College offers the alternative tuition plans. 51% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,071 (exclude student loans).

MECC 2020 Tuition & Fees
Virginia Residents$4,710
Out-of-State$10,713
Average Financial Amount$4,071

Mountain Empire Community College offers the distance education programs that all courses for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for undergraduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively. Mountain Empire Community College offers weekend/evening college program. On Mountain Empire Community College campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.

Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at MECC
Distance Learning (Online Classes)
  • Undergraduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

MECC Key Statistics

Quickly Check the Key Statistics of Mountain Empire Community College

2,506

Total Number of Students

$10,713

Tuition & Fees

40

Total Full-time Faculties

20 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

38%

Graduation Rate

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