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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 05/27/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

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**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City

3200 Broadway Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111-2429
(816) 604-1000 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Mark S. James, Chancellor
Name change notes: NAME CHANGE: Kansas City Polytechnic Institute to Junior College of Kansas City (1921) merged with Lincoln Junior College in 1954) name changed to Metropolitan Junior College-Kansas City (1965) to Metropolitan Junior College District (1969) to Junior College of Metropolitan Kansas City, Missouri (1974) to Metropolitan Community Colleges (1976) to Metropolitan Community College District (1990) to Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (2006)
HLC Institution ID: 1435
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 08/22/1986

Summary of Commission Review

Accreditation notes: * Note on date of accreditation: Accredited as a single entity in 1986. System includes the formerly separately-accredited campuses: Longview Community College at Lee's Summit, first accredited in 1972 Maple Woods Community College, first accredited in 1972 Penn Valley Community College, first accredited in 1972 and Pioneer Community College at Kansas City, first accredited in 1980.

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2005 - 2006

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2015 - 2016

Last Date of Information Change: 01/07/2011

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Associates, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 6,983   11,239
Graduate: 0   0
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   1,340  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 87   2,046
Bachelors Degrees 0   0
Masters Degrees 0   0
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 48   576

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 08/17/2013)

In-State:   Campuses:   MCC - Blue River - Independence, MO; MCC - Penn Valley - Kansas City, MO; MCC - Maple Woods - Kansas City, MO; MCC - Business & Technology - Kansas City, MO; MCC - Longview - Lee's Summit, MO;
    Additional Locations:   Health Sciences Institute - Kansas City, MO;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.