Welcome to Mitchell Community College!
Since 1852, Mitchell has provided higher education opportunities in Iredell County. With each decade, the College has expanded its program offerings, its resources and its footprint to position itself as an accessible and relevant option for higher education. Guiding student success, Mitchell functions as a comprehensive community college with many program options and educational opportunities to assist you on your personal, professional and educational journey.
By cultivating an inclusive campus culture, the College serves students from a variety of backgrounds such as high school students getting a head start on college coursework, established professionals looking to make a career change or upgrade skills, retirees taking a class for fun, and everyone in-between. The College makes it our mission to provide the tools, knowledge, skills and opportunities needed for the personal and professional growth of every student.
This would not be possible without our vast list of program offerings, designed to serve all our students, their experiences, knowledge, goals, and aspirations. Mitchell currently offers a variety of credential programs of study that lead to an associate degree or certificate, along with uniform and comprehensive articulation agreements that allow students to transfer to area colleges and universities.
Preparing our students for the workforce, Mitchell maintains a working partnership with local employers in both the public and private sectors to develop short-term credentialing and workforce training courses that equip students with the skills they need to be successful in today’s job market. The College also offers noncredit courses for anyone interested in pursuing lifelong learning and personal enrichment.
Furthermore, the faculty and staff at Mitchell Community College are invested in student success. At Mitchell, we meet the student where they are on an evolving spectrum of knowledge and experiences, facilitating personal success by providing resources and support to assist every step of the way. Through this support, the College can assist students through a variety of potential obstacles like navigating college as a first-generation student, providing financial support for aspiring learners, aiding in the navigation of academic goals, overcoming social barriers to college admissions, and offering effective approaches to postsecondary coursework; this support aids Mitchell in providing inclusive access to a high-quality education.
With all of this said, I invite you to reach out to us and learn how you too can define your success here at Mitchell Community College. The entire Mitchell family looks forward to working with you as you continue your journey toward your goals and aspirations. As a community college, Mitchell prides itself in being student-focused; you, the student, are why we exist.
Dr. James T. Brewer, President