Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College is one of the twenty-four public 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in Big Stone Gap town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,684 students attend the school. Every year 37% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

MECC’s in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,253, and fees were $345. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,551 and $975 respectively.