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MCC: Your Best Value in the Kansas City Area


$2,588
MCC Certificate

$6,460
MCC Associate Degree

$27,730
Public 4-Year Degree with an MCC Associate Degree

$42,540
Public 4-Year Degree without an MCC Degree


Comparisons are for 2020-21 and based on in-district/resident tuition and fees.

MCC's in-district tuition is about 1/3 the cost of a typical four-year school, and nearly half of MCC students qualify for scholarships and grants, including Missouri's A+. Here, you'll pursue your educational dreams without accumulating a mountain of debt. Factor in our exceptional advising, student support services and 1-on-1 help from top-notch faculty, and you'll find that Metropolitan Community College stands alone as the best educational value to help you reach your goals!

Tuition and Costs in-depth

Transfer & Career Programs

MCC offers more than 120 degree and certificate programs — on campus, online or a combination of both

Early College

Earn college credit by enrolling in dual credit or dual enrollment courses

Develop your Business or Career

Continuous learning through MCC’s workforce & economic development programs, apprenticeships and professional development

Community Education

Enrich your life through personal interest classes and non-credit classes for enrichment and fun

Return to School

Balance a busy life with MCC’s quality programs and flexible class schedules with evening, weekend and online offerings

Give to MCC

The MCC Foundation hosts multiple events each year to benefit MCC scholarships, initiatives and programming