2,924
Students
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Mountain Empire Community College is a 2-year institution located in Big Stone Gap, VA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA  24219
United States
Contact Phone: 276-523-2400

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
CAD/CADD Drafting/design Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Environmental Control Technologies Related Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies Related Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,924
Enrolled

Applying

0
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,253
In-state
10,181
Out-of-state
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Fees

345
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,047
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package

Student Body

2,924
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.38%
Black or African American 2.02%
White or Caucasian 96.82%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 0.24%
Other 0.27%

Gender

Male (40.66%)
Female (59.34%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Fling, Home Crafts Day and Pro-Art

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Phi Theta Kappa, Healing Hands, Rho Nu (SNAV), Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Merits

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

160
Total Faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 116
Male - 86
Female - 74