• 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 441 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 441 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,561
  • Out-state tuition: $8,584
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 17%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Mayland Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 158 teachers has grown by 69% over five years.
Mayland Community College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
158 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mayland Community College has declined by 70% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Mayland Community College diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
441 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
219 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
222 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
742 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
219 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
222 students
1,497 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
n/a
3%
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% Hispanic
4%
10%
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% Black
n/a
18%
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% White
83%
60%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.31
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.42%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,300
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,561 is more than the state average of $2,531. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,584 is more than the state average of $8,245. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,561
$2,531
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,584
$8,245
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
81%
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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 Rate
100%
82%
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SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16

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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mayland Community College cost?

Mayland Community College's tuition is approximately $2,561 for In-State students and $8,584 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Mayland Community College?

The acceptance rate of Mayland Community College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 82%.

What is Mayland Community College's ranking?

Mayland Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 441 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,561
  • Out-state tuition: $8,584
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 17%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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