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Mountain Empire Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$8,578 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,133 tuition
$2,600 off campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$345 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$14,476 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,431 tuition
$2,600 off campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$945 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,853 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
73% get federal aid ($4,387 avg)
70% get state aid ($1,256 avg)
51% get institn'l aid ($1,853 avg)
1% get loans ($3,466 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 12.6% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 10.3% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,192 96%
Federal Grant Aid $4,387 73%
Pell Grants $4,254 73%
Other Federal Grants $409 24%
Institution Grant Aid $1,853 51%
State Grant Aid $1,256 70%
Student Loans $3,466 1%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans $3,466 1%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Mountain Empire Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-2400
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $138
Out of State $314


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Logan from Jonesville, VA
  • I am a current student here

    You will not be disappointed in Mountain Empire Community College. You will receive a solid education at a very affordable price.

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