Mayland Community College

  • Mayland offers a variety of curriculum programs, including numerous college transfer options, as well as adult education, distance learning, and dual enrollment for high school students. The open-door admission policy accepts students as young as 14, in the Early College High School, and as senior as octogenarians, in the Continuing Education Program.
School Highlights
  • Mayland Community College serves 1,128 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.
  • Mayland Community College is the only community colleges within Mitchell County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Mayland Community College is McDowell Technical Community College (19.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Mayland Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mayland Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty93 staff139 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mayland Community College has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The Mayland Community College diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has declined by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,128 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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# Full-Time Students393 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students735 students1,361 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
6%
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% Black
1%
21%
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% White
87%
62%
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% Two or more races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
6%
Diversity Score0.240.56
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College Completion Rate
31%
16%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,300$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,561 is less than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,584 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,561$3,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,584$9,514
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,000
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Acceptance Rate100%69%
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Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Association of Student Medical Assistants, Circle K International, Collegiate Future Farmers of America (FFA), Early Childhood Education Club, Human Services Student Organization, Student Ambassadors Association, Student Government Association, Student Nurses Assiciation
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mayland Community College is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It is currently one of 58 institutions operating under the North Carolina Community College System.
  • Mayland offers a variety of curriculum programs, including numerous college transfer options, as well as adult education, distance learning, and dual enrollment for high school students. The open-door admission policy accepts students as young as 14, in the Early College High School, and as senior as octogenarians, in the Continuing Education Program.???
  • To assist the local workforce, MCC provides hundreds of workforce development and continuing education courses that directly serve the needs of local and regional business and industries, as well as the civic and cultural interests of the community. And the colleges recent revitalization involves a strong commitment to the economic development within the three counties it serves.
  • In addition, Mayland Community College offers correctional education at Avery/Mitchell and Mountain View correctional facilities.
  • Our successes and achievements consistently receive national rankings.
  • 10th ranked college on the 50 top community colleges ?thebestschools.org
  • 32nd ranked college in the top 50 community colleges ?Washington Monthly
  • 9th ranked college in the nations top 10 community colleges ?Bankrate, Inc.
  • 16th ranked in Community Colleges in the U.S.??Create A Careers Top 25?
  • In its role as the educational gateway to opportunity in Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey counties, Mayland values community, excellence, and opportunity above all.

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For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,911 per year for in-state students and $9,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,515 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.