Mayland Community College held the grand opening of the Bare Dark Sky Observatory on June 1. Named for Warren and Larissa Bare, the observatory is located at the Mayland Earth to Sky Park (formally the EnergyXchange) in Yancey County.
Welcome to MCC! Whether you are beginning your college experience or are continuing your education, we are excited that you have selected MCC. We hope your experience at MCC is positive and that you grow both intellectually and personally. The MCC faculty and staff are focused on your success, so please reach out to any of them if you are in need of assistance.
Mayland Community College uses multiple measures to determine students’ readiness for college-level courses. The various measures used are listed below:
About the Test:
- The MCC placement test (NCDAP) provides diagnostic information on a student’s skill level in Reading, English, Writing, and Mathematics and places them according to the state cut-scores. These scores will indicate if a student is college-ready or if the student will need developmental classes designed to build the st
Answers to commonly asked questions...
We have several questions that are commonly asked by new students at Mayland, and we have collected them and their answers on this page.
Welcome to the PAC
Parent Advisory Council
5 year plan currently on site
High School Teacher Links
Mayland Early College High School is a 5- year high school and college program that is tuition free for qualifying students. It is a collaborative effort between Mitchell, Avery and Yancey Counties, as well as Mayland Community College that began in the fall of 2009, graduating our first class in 2014.
Comprehensive Articulation Agreement
Find out information about Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) from the NC Community College System website on this page.
Transfer to MCC
Students may be admitted with advanced standing by transfer from accredited colleges and universities and from previous programs taken at Mayland Community College. If the student is admitted, his or her record will be evaluated to determine the amount and type of credit to be transferred.
What is the College Transfer Program?
The transfer program at Mayland Community College is a group of selected courses that prepare you to enter a four-year college or university as a junior (depending on how many courses you take at MCC). The courses in these programs parallel those taken by freshmen and sophomores at the four-year colleges.