About Mayland

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 college’s 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 nation’s top 10 community colleges — Bankrate, Inc.
16th ranked in Community Colleges in the U.S. — Create A Career’s 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.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

As a recipient of federal funds, Mayland Community College (“MCC” or the “College”) is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq, which prohibits discrimination of the basis of sex in educational programs or activities, admission, and activities, including in the context of admission or employment.  Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to Mayland Community College’s Title IX Coordinators or the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, www2.ed.gov/ocr or 1-800-421-3481.

It is the policy of MCC not to discriminate against any employee, applicant, or student in its programs or activities because of age, sex, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, handicap/disability, genetic information, exercise of rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law, and to take affirmative action to ensure that applicants will be employed and personnel actions will be taken during employment commensurate with this policy.  To comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, the following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

ContactPopulation ServedContact Information

Judy McClure

Director, Human Resources

Title IX Coordinator

ADA/Disability Officer

Employees, Community Members



Gwaltney Hall, Business Office

Michelle Musich

Dean of Students

Title IX Coordinator

ADA/Disability Officer




Gwaltney Hall, Student Development