Metropolitan Community College-Blue River
- The academic resource center at Blue River can assist students with strengthening basic skills. Free tutoring is available, as well as math and writing labs. There is also computer-assisted instruction. Blue River's computer labs are open to students who need access to computers for projects such as term papers or research. The newly-renovated student development center at Blue River houses the offices of academic advising, counseling, financial aid and student employment services. Students can meet with the student development staff for one-on-one assistance, or work individually in the self-serve areas. Depending on the needs of the individual student, the student development center provides the level of service needed for students to achieve their goals. The student development professionals are on hand to help students make good, sound academic and career planning choices.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
|Metropolitan Community College-Blue River||(MO) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||76 staff||102 staff|
|School Calendar||Link to School Calendar|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||65%||83%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$7,078||$9,562|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$3,859||$4,734|
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS
The nearest community college to Metropolitan Community College-Blue River is Vatterott College-Kansas City (7.6 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 638 students | 7.60 Mi8955 E 38th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 861-1000 7.60638
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Kansas City, MO 64120
- 323 students | 13.50 Mi3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 531-5223 13.50323
- 15,770 students | 13.50 Mi3200 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 604-1000 13.5015,770
- 5,332 students | 15.50 Mi2601 NE Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64156
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