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Quality Education

  • Dual enrollment through MCC-Longview allows students to take classes at Metropolitan Community College while earning high school credit at the same time. 
  • Courses are taught by college instructors.
  • Courses are offered in the following Career Pathways: Business, Criminal Justice, Education, and Hospitality. Students can also work on completing general education degree requirements that can be applied towards associate and bachelor's degrees. 
  • Students are able to seamlessly transfer credit to MCC and other colleges and universities.
  • CORE 42 and MOTransfer guarantees the transfer of credit to any two-and-four-year Missouri public institution of higher education.  
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Gain Access to MCC Resources

  • As an Early College Program student, you will have full student privileges at MCC  including advising, tutoring, libraries, student services and other programs. 
  • FREE tutoring services in all subject areas and a writing studio are provided on campus for students. 
  • LSR7 provides an on-campus coordinator to support and assist students and act as a liaison between MCC and LSR7.
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Early College Program Benefits

  • Get a head start on your degree, lighten the load, and/or make room for internships and study abroad. 
  • Ease into college with support
  • Save money on college costs
  • Gain access to MCC resources 
  • Receive a quality education  
  • Continued access to high school and other career programs
  • Participate in high school sports and activities (MSHSAA)
  • Flexible course schedule can accommodate work schedules, internships, community service.
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Save Money

  • MCC dual enrollment reduces college tuition costs for high school students. The tuition cost for an Early College Program student is $60.50 per credit hour. (Regular tuition rate is $121 per credit hour) 
  • Qualifying students receive free tuition and textbooks, funded by Lee’s Summit R-7 during fall and spring semesters. 
  • Transportation from your high school to the MCC - Longview Campus is provided (fall & spring semesters only) by the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District, with students also having the opportunity to provide their own transportation if they prefer.

Flexible Scheduling

Students can enroll in 3 -15 college credit hours per semester. The schedule allows students the flexibility to stay at their high school campus part-time or participate in another off-campus program. Courses are offered on campus during the school day and evening, and online.  A student's graduation status may allow the student to attend MCC - LV full-time their senior year. 


ECP + Summit Technology Academy 

ECP + Herndon/Cass Career Center 

2 ECP Classes + 4 High School Classes

3 ECP Classes + 3 High School Classes

ECP + R7 Online

ECP + High school + Cooperative Career Experience

High School Classes + ECP Online/Evening Classes

All Day ECP