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Thank you for your interest in the Early College Program! The application for the 2024-2025 school year is open. Complete the application steps below to enroll.  

Application priority deadline is February 16, 2024. 



Speak with your high school counselor to determine if the Early College Program is a good fit for you. 

Step 1-MCC Application: Click the link to complete the free, online application for Metropolitan Community College at . Students will receive a MCC ID# within 2 business days after completing the application via email (email address submitted in the application).

Step 2- ECP Application: Click the link to complete and submit the LSR7 Early College Program application


Step 3- Course Enrollment Requirements11th and 12th grade students with a GPA of 2.5 and above are eligible for the program. The GPA is cumulative and based on completion of 4 or more high school semesters. See additional requirements below.

  • Students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are not required to have placement test scores and are allowed to enroll in non-math based classes. Students with a GPA of 3.3 or higher and have successfully completed Algebra II (grade of C or higher) are allowed to enroll in MATH 120-College Algebra and MATH 115-Statistics without placement test scores.
  • Students with a GPA of 2.5-2.94 will need to complete the ACT or Accuplacer Test and meet MCC's placement score requirements to enroll in classes. Test details can be found below. Click on the links for more information. 

Placement Testing: If placement testing is required, students will need to submit a copy of their scores to the ECP Coordinator before enrolling in courses. 

ACT Information: Required Scores- ENGL - 18; READ -18;                            MATH - 22 (required for math, economics, and chemistry classes).

The ACT is a standardized test used for college admission. Click here for registration information and test dates. 

Accuplacer Information: Required Scores- place into ENGL 101, Read 100 or above and MATH 120 (required for math, economics, and chemistry classes). 

The ACCUPLACER is free and available on a walk-in bases at MCC-Longview. Testing Center hours can be found on the MCC website or call 816-604-2434. Please note, you must have a MCC ID# (received after you apply) and a picture ID to test. Visit the ACCUPLACER website for recommended test preparation resources.


Step 4:

Meet with Erin Barnett, ECP Coordinator, to discuss MCC class registration. These meetings are held during LSR7 Enrollment Conferences February 27th-29th.

Step 5

Make tuition payment arrangements. The first payment for the fall semester is due July 15, 2024

Step 6:

Attend ECP Orientation on July 30, 2024; 6pm

Early College Program Coordinator

Erin Barnett

Phone: 816.604.2114  

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Click the link below to view ECP course information!

ECP Curriculum