Mountain Empire Community College

Big Stone Gap, VA, USA
3.08 Average Rating

With a campus nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Mountain Empire Community College is a 2-year college serving a four county area in southwest Virginia. MECC is home to 13 academic career pathways hosting degree and certificate programs. To provide academic assistance, MECC offers free online tutoring through the college’s Smarthinking module. The college also celebrates local Appalachian culture through its annual week-long Mountain Music School.


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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
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What Students Are Saying

3.08 Average Rating
great class size. great faculty. easy accessibility.
Amanda from Gate City, VA
Mountain Empire Community College has been a wonderful transition institution for me. This is a difficult decision making time for young adults like me, and their instructors and staff have always been super helpful. I believe anyone attending this institution would be very pleased and successful.
Logan from Jonesville, VA

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