Metropolitan Community College, Blue River (MCC)

Independence, MO

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Metropolitan Community College, Blue River

Metropolitan Community College, Blue River

Metropolitan Community College, Blue River Student Essentials

Metropolitan Community College, Blue River Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.mcckc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,230
Enrollment: 3,537
Year Established: 1997

About MCC

Metropolitan Community College has several campuses throughout Kansas City, Missouri. All of MCC’s campuses offer academic and vocational degrees, and boast a high transfer rate. Students at the Blue River campus may also take advantage of the various academic student services, as well as exciting campus activities.

According to the school, more than 70% of MCC’s collective student body transfers to a four-year college or university. Students at the Blue River campus who wish to transfer may major in such fields as:

  • Business Administration
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Psychology

Students also have the option of getting a degree that will prepare them for a career. Professional majors at Blue River include:

  • Dental Assisting
  • Horticulture
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Veterinary Technology

Blue River also houses MCC’s academic advising center, which includes a math lab, a writing lab and a tutoring facility.

Another highlight of Blue River’s campus is its campus life, which includes theatre and music opportunities for students.

All of MCC’s campuses have an open admissions policy, which means that anyone may enroll by simply filling out an online admissions application. Certain healthcare programs may have additional admissions requirements, such as course pre-requisites.

Tuition is substantially lower for Missouri residents. Blue River also provides financial aid awards like scholarships, loans and grants. To apply for these, applicants must submit a FAFSA. All MCC campuses also participate in a Missouri state tuition waiver program for eligible students.

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MCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Metropolitan Community College, Blue River 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

The school is great. I recommend getting involved in student activities. I am an officer in Phi Theta Kappa for a second term. I am getting equally as much out of the experience as I am putting in. I will miss this campus when I graduate.


MCC Map & Location

Metropolitan Community College, Blue River
20301 East 78 Highway
Independence, MO 64057


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Getting Around MCC

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

1/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Independence, MO

Winter
Dec
41
23
Jan
38
20
Feb
44
24
Spring
Mar
55
33
Apr
65
43
May
75
54
Summer
Jun
83
63
Jul
88
68
Aug
88
66
Fall
Sep
79
57
Oct
67
45
Nov
54
34

MCC Students

Total Students 3,537

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%

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