Metropolitan Community College, Blue River (MCC)

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20301 E State Route 78, Independence, MO 64057

MCC Description

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.

Quick Facts about Metropolitan Community College, Blue River

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

mcckc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,230

Enrollment

3,060

Year Established

1997

MCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

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.

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MCC Students

Total Students
3,060

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

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