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Quality Education

  • Participation in the Early College Program will allow students to quickly complete a two- or four-year degree or workforce certificate program. Dual enrollment through MCC-Longview allows students to take classes on the college campus while earning high school credit at the same time. 
  • Courses are offered in the following Career Pathways: Business, Criminal Justice, Education, and General Education. 
  • 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. A student's graduation status may allow the student to attend MCC - LV full-time their senior year. 
  • A full-time LSR7 Early College Program coordinator is located at the campus of MCC-LV for student support. 
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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. 
  • Tutoring services in all subject areas and a writing studio are provided at no cost to students. 
  • Students are able to seamlessly transfer 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.  
  • LSR7 provides an on campus coordinator to support and assist students and act as a liaison between MCC and LSR7.

Early College Program Benefits

  • Get a head start on your degree
  • 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
  • Continue to participate in high school sports and activities (MSHSAA)
  • Flexible course schedule to 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 $58 per credit hour. (Regular tuition rate is $116 per credit hour) 
  • Qualifying students receive free tuition and textbooks, funded by Lee’s Summit R-7. 
  • Transportation from your high school to the MCC - Longview Campus is provided by the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District, with students also having the opportunity to provide their own transportation if they prefer.