Independence Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Independence Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Independence, Missouri

There are at least 3 colleges in Independence, listed and described below. These schools represent 2,892 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 1,894 full-time students.

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National American University

Independence, MO

Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.

  • Program Categories: Business, Computers and Technology, Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma, Bachelor

Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Kansas City, MO

Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Independence Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Metropolitan Community College-Blue River
20301 E 78 Hwy
Independence, MO 64057

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, fire protection tech, criminal justice and police, business management, corrections, accounting technology, management science, computer applications programming
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 2,892 students, 1,894 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Blue Springs Colleges 1 48,080 111  
Grandview Colleges 1 24,881 46  
Kansas City Colleges 31 441,545 35,085 2,959
Liberty Colleges 1 26,232 1,329 896

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