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:
Mayland Community College (“College”) strives to be a safe and welcoming learning and work environment. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment in its services, employment, and programs based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status.
To comply with the applicable federal and state laws and regulations, the following persons have been designated to handle and investigate inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:
Director of Human Resources,
Deputy Title IX Coordinator,
Dean of Students,
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Director of Counseling & Disability Services,
In the event where the reporting party is a student and the responding party is an employee, both the Coordinator and the Human Resources Director shall work together to investigate the complaint. Any hearing rights and disciplinary actions for employees shall be governed by employee disciplinary policies.