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Mountain Empire Community College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

3,404 Students

100% Admitted

  • 2,684 full time
  • 1,798 part time
  • 625 men full time
  • 981 women full time
  • open enrollment

2,684 Undergraduates

$4,133 Tuition/Year

  • 1,086 Non-Degree
  • $4,133 in state
  • $345 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,500 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Someone who lives within 20 miles
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  • Very cheap but good schooling for your money! Small, country (hick) student population that doesn't really get involved in the already small numbered extra-curricular activity options. Wide array of options for your…

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  • Logan from Jonesville, VA
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  • Mountain Empire Community College has been a wonderful transition institution for me. This is a difficult decision making time for young adults like me, and their instructors and staff have…

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  • Travis from St. Charles, VA
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  • Full of caring, smart professors that encourage and strengthen the student. The students there are the most humble and friendliest I've met. Overall a well rounded school that encourages every…

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  • Laura from Wise, VA
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  • MECC has a pretty easy-to-navigate campus, without much going on around it. They give away plenty of scholarships, and is cheaper than most in-state colleges. Overall, it's a pretty decent…

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Mission Statement

Mountain Empire Community College functions within the educational community to assure that all individuals in its service area are given a continuing opportunity for the development and extension of their skills and knowledge through quality programs and services that are financially and geographically accessible. Mountain Empire Community College provides leadership in determining and addressing both the needs of students and the economic needs of the College's service area. Occupational-technical education, transfer education, developmental studies, general education, continuing and distance education, workforce development, and community services are the primary avenues through which the mission is fulfilled. To assure that all students have the opportunity for success, the college provides a comprehensive program of student development services.


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