General Information About Mountain Empire Community College
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.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $2,297 Room & Board Charge $0 Books & Supplies Cost $1,000
Total Financial Aid Amounts Issued Pell Grants $3,720,026 Other Federal Grants $141,093 Scholarships & Fellowships $5,679,859 Discount Applied to Tuition/Fee $2,781,504 Average Grant Dollars Issued $635,810 Avg. Scholarship and Fellowships $2,839,930
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,440 Native American 8 Asian 16 African American 80 Hispanic 17 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,500 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0