Mayland Community College

Spruce Pine, NC 28777
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Mayland Community College (MCC) is located in Spruce Pine, North Carolina and is a part of the North Carolina Community College System. It also has learning centers in Newland and Burnsville that students can take advantage of. This public community college used to be known as Mayland Technical Institute. Students at MCC can expect a very thorough educational experience and can earn associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas. There are several transfer options available for students who want to continue on to four-year universities as well. With a variety of non-credit continuing education courses also being available, this school truly provides vast numbers of academic opportunities for all students in the area. 

The MCC nursing program gives students the ability to pursue associate’s degrees in nursing. There is also a practical nursing program for those who wish to become licensed practical nurses (LPN). Nursing students will be prepared to care for patients in many medical settings. All of the necessary skills and techniques will be taught to students in a complete fashion. Upon successful graduation from one of the programs, nursing students will be eligible to apply to take either the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The associate’s degree nursing program has been approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students986
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 15
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 6
Certificate 1 3
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.8%


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of Mayland Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 68% $4,767
Other Federal Grant 22% $521
State Grant & Scholarships 39% $1,486
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 29% $1,519
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,396
$30,001 to $48,000$6,375
$48,001 to $75,000$7,106
$75,001 to $110,000$7,425
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
Mayland Community College
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

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