Metropolitan Community College – Longview

500 Longview Rd, Lees Summit, MO

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The Metropolitan Community College in Longview (MCC-Longview) is just one of the five campuses in Metropolitan Community College in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Established in 1969 together with the campuses of Maple Woods and Penn Valley, MCC-Longview is near the scenic Longview Lake and is the first community college to earn the coveted “College of the Year” honors in TIME Magazine Review.

Compared with the other branches of Metropolitan Community College, MCC-Longview specializes in automotive technology, teacher education, engineering, land surveying, GIS and grounds and turf management. Moreover, it is also home to the finest automotive technology programs in the nation.

MCC-Longview provides flexible tuition options to students. The fee is only $92 per semester credit for students living in the same district. However, out-of-district and out-of-state rates are $172 and $226 respectively but the price is still lower compared with state colleges and universities. When it comes to transfer options, the school system holds transfer fairs to students who want to transfer to a four-year university of college. Students from MCC-Longview are welcome to  transfer to Baker University, Bellevue University, Avila University and Kansas City University to name a few.

Although the campus is small, MCC-Longview lives up to the mission, vision and goals of the entire Metropolitan Community College System. The college programs offered in the school are intended to help students develop occupational skills that will help them become competent and skilled employees in the future as well as help the society by providing basic social services. In order to achieve all of these, the school system has not only established degree programs taught by qualified educators but also collaborate with other institutions to meet the needs of the community.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,600-$3,100
    • Out-of-State: $6,300-$7,560
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $87-$100 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $210-$250 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid51%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships50%$4,127
Receiving Student Loans8%$4,063

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 18%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Metropolitan Community College – Longview may offer services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how this school compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Jackson County and community colleges in Missouri in total.

 Metropolitan Community College – LongviewJackson CountyMissouri
Graduation Rate12.8%16.3%23.1%
Transfer-out Rate25.6%21.5%20.8%

Popular Transfer-Out Colleges & Universities

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

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