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 communityexcellence, and opportunity above all.

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

Mayland Community College (“MCC”), in compliance with and as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and its implementing regulations (“Title IX”) and other civil rights laws, as well as in furtherance of its own values as a higher education institution, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities.   Please see www.mayland.edu/titleix for more information.

Discrimination and harassment are antithetical to the values and standards of the MCC community; are incompatible with the safe, healthy environment that the MCC community expects and deserves and will not be tolerated. MCC is committed to providing programs, activities, and an education and work environment free from discrimination and harassment.  MCC is also committed to fostering a community that promotes prompt reporting and fair and timely resolution of those behaviors.

Inquiries concerning discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex may be referred to MCC’s Title IX Coordinator, Michelle Musich, Dean of Students, Gwaltney Hall, 828-766-1262, mmusich@mayland.edu.

Inquiries concerning discrimination or harassment based on a protected characteristic or status other than sex may be referred to Michelle Musich, Dean of Students (for students) or Judy McClure, Director of Human Resources (for employees), Gwaltney Hall, 828-766-1272, jmcclure@mayland.edu.

Individuals may also make inquiries regarding discrimination or harassment to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights by contacting the District of Columbia Office, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1475; Phone 800-421-3481; email: OCR@ed.gov.