MCC has a proud tradition of providing a high quality, affordable education to students in the Greater Kansas City region and beyond. MCC was founded as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute in 1915 and opened its doors with 200 students. Now 100 years later, MCC serves more than 37,000 students on an annual basis. For 100 years, MCC has reflected the community as it has grown and changed, MCC employees have dedicated their passion, talent and drive to create a better environment through education and hundreds of thousands of students have chosen an MCC education.
MCC was an innovator from the start, being one of the first institutions of higher learning in the nation to award an associate degree. MCC will continue to lead the charge on educational innovations in the future.