MECC Student Population

Total 2,506 students are enrolled in Mountain Empire Community College (all undergraduate). Among them, 490 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 126 faculties are working for Mountain Empire Community College and student to faculty ratio is 19.89 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 2,506
  • Undergraduate: 2,506
  • Online Students: 490

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,506 students enrolled into Mountain Empire Community College. All students are enrolled in undergraduate programs. By attending status. there are 944 full-time and 1,562 part-time students. By gender, 1,000 male and 1,506 female students are attending at Mountain Empire Community College. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Mountain Empire Community College.
Student Population By Gender
Mountain Empire Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate2,5061,0001,506
Student Population By Attending Status
Mountain Empire Community College
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,5069441,562
Undergraduate2,5069441,562

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Mountain Empire Community College.
There are 2,376 White (94.81%), 34 Black/African American (1.36%), 32 Hispanic (1.28%), 6 Asian (0.24%), and 58 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Mountain Empire Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5061,0001,506
American Indian/Native American853
Asian633
Black/African American341717
Hispanic321220
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,3769421,434
Two More451827
Un-Known321

Online Student Population

Mountain Empire Community College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses). 490 students (19.55% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 833 students (33.24% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Mountain Empire Community College.
Distance Learning Student Population at Mountain Empire Community College
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Number of Students2,5064908331,183

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Mountain Empire Community College. 389 students are aged 20 to 24 (15.52% of total students), 1,437 students are aged below 20 (57.34%), 94 students are aged above 50 (3.75%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Mountain Empire Community College.
Student Population By Age at Mountain Empire Community College
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5061,0001,506
Under 18840313527
Age 18-19597280317
Age 20-2121297115
Age 22-2417761116
Age 25-2923574161
Age 30-341013170
Age 35-391093970
Age 40-491405189
Age 50-64784236
Over 6416124
Age Un-Known101

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