Mountain Empire Community College

3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Mountain Empire Community College (locally referred to as MECC or Mountain Empire) is a public higher education institution that resides in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

MECC offers associate's degrees. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Dual credit and distance learning programs are offered at Mountain Empire Community College. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree.

General Information

Main Phone: (276) 523 -2400 Website: www.mecc.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 147
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 3,231
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 46% Full-time 54% Part-time
Student Gender 36% Men 64% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

96% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
2% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 0% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 0% $ 0
Local Grant 49% $4,219
Institutional Grant 44% $ 1,083
Student Loans 0% $ 0

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Natural Resources Conservation - 8 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 23 - - - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Funeral Service

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science 2 - - - -

Engineering

Surveying Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Surveying Engineering 2 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 10 9 - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cad Cadd Drafting and Or Design Technology Technician - 14 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians - 19 - - -
Industrial Technology Technician - 4 - - -
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians 1 4 - - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 10 9 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians - 19 - - -
Industrial Technology Technician - 4 - - -
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians 1 4 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 21 - - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal 3 4 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities 45 - - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 45 65 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal 3 4 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities 45 - - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 45 65 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 9 5 - - -
Corrections 4 5 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician 21 - - - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Design and Visual Communications 1 - - - -

Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Trades 9 - - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 10 - - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services 19 25 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations 11 8 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services 3 1 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services 19 25 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations 11 8 - - -



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