Mountain Empire Community College

Address:
3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Phone:
276-523-2400
Website:
http://www.mecc.edu
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About Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College is classified as a medium-sized, rural-serving public Associate’s college with a student body of up to 7,500 students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,383
 Graduate0
 Total3,383
GenderFemale61%
 Male39%
Student Age% Under 2568%
 % 25 and Over32%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time43%
 % Part-time57%
Race/Ethnicity% White97.0%
 % Black1.9%
 % Asian0.2%
 % Latino0.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown0.3%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyCAD, Drafting
Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,652
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$7,298
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid93%
 % Undergraduates with Loans%
 % Undergraduates with Grants92%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$2,600
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,800
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,800

Neighborhood Data for the Big Stone Gap Area

Median Age36
Median Household Income$27,982
Total Population5,517
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total56.2% 43.8%
 Age 0-947.3%52.7%
 Age 10-1750.9%49.1%
 Age 18-2464.3%35.7%
 Age 25-2962.2%37.8%
 Age 30-3967.9%32.1%
 40+53.2%46.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White77.8%
 % Black20.3%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.3%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$2,600
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$403
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