Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College, also known as MECC, is a two-year college located in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, United States. It was established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Local Advisory Board. MECC is one of 23 schools in the Virginia Community College System. The MECC campus spreads across an area of 95 wooded acres. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

MECC offers an active student life. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations for the overall development of the students. Some of the popular organizations are Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society); Red Fox Flier (Student Newspaper); and The Troupe (Drama Club).

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Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Funeral Service And Mortuary Science, General
Surveying Engineering
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Chemical Process Technology
Construction Trades, General
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Design And Visual Communications, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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