Mountain Empire Community College is a comprehensive two-year college serving residents of Lee, Scott, Wise, and Dickenson Counties, and the City of Norton. MECC is one of twenty-three colleges in the Virginia Community College System and operates under policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Local Advisory Board. The College is financed primarily with state funds, supplemented by contributions from the local jurisdictions. MECC campus offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Offices may experience schedule changes during peak periods and summer.

Application Instructions

  • Please fill out the online application as thoroughly as possible.
  • When you are finished, click the "Submit Your Application" on any application screen.
  • Print the application agreement statement that appears after you submit the application.
  • There is no application fee.

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— Last updated by Mountain Empire Community College on 4/27/2018 6:47AM PST

Contact Us

Mountain Empire Community College
3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

(276) 523-2400


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