Metropolitan Community College and WGU Missouri sign agreement

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Metropolitan Community College and WGU Missouri announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that allows MCC graduates and staff to apply for free to WGU Missouri and receive discounted tuition at the nonprofit online university.

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Mark James and WGU Missouri Chancellor Angie Besendorfer celebrate agreement in Kansas City, Missouri. "The partnership with WGU Missouri provides a substantial benefit to graduates of Metropolitan Community College," said MCC Chancellor Mark James. "This agreement will make it easier and more affordable for MCC graduates, especially those with work and family obligations, to achieve the goal of a bachelor's degree."

The articulation agreement, the first to be announced with a Missouri community college, allows seamless transfer of credits and offers MCC graduates a five percent tuition discount at WGU Missouri. In addition, for the first year of the agreement, WGU Missouri will waive the $65 application fee. The agreement between the two institutions also allows for credits from MCC to smoothly transfer to WGU Missouri.

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