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Mountain Empire Community College

Big Stone Gap, VA 2-Year Public

About MECC

Mountain Empire Community College is a public, state school located in the rural setting of Big Stone Gap, VA

Founded in 1972, the institution currently enrolls around 2,924 students a year, including 2,924 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About MECC

Acceptance rate: 0%

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Mountain Empire Community College's acceptance rate?

MECC is a noncompetitive school to get accepted to. Around 0 percent of all applicants to MECC are accepted each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is MECC a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

About 61 percent of students who start at MECC return the next year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does MECC sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is MECC a good school for YOU?

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College Info

3441 Mountain Empire Road Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Campus Setting: Rural

MECC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to MECC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to MECC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

MECC ACT Scores

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MECC SAT Scores

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MECC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,710

In State

$10,008

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,620
$9,918
Fees
$90
$90
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at MECC is like? There are approximately 2,924 students enrolled at MECC. 45% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from VA and 4% percent of students are from other states.

45%

Full Time

55%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,924

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,710

Out-of-State

$10,008

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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