Earn College Credit While Still in High School

There are several ways you can enroll at UMKC while still earning your high school diploma.

Get a Jump on Your College Education

Through one of our high school partnerships or on your own, you can start taking courses through UMKC while still in high school and receive credit toward your high school diploma and a college degree.

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Dual Credit

Through the High School College Partnerships (HSCP) program, eligible high school students at participating schools can take accredited dual credit courses free of charge at your high school or on the UMKC campus. Credit for these courses can be transferred toward your four-year degree at most public and private colleges.

Apply for UMKC dual credit

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Dual Enrollment

Can't wait to come to UMKC? While taking classes at your high school, you can also enroll in classes on campus on your own initiative. Tuition and fees are assessed based on your residency status.

Apply for dual enrollment

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If you submitted your application and haven't heard from us yet, you can check your application status.

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Early College Academy

Seniors from Kansas City Public Schools and North Kansas City Schools gain valuable classroom experience in a higher education setting while earning dual credit, at no cost. In addition, eligible graduates can receive a $1,500 district scholarship when admitted to UMKC.

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Academic Summer Camps

No time to take a college class during the school year? Try one of our academic summer camps and gain valuable, hands-on experience in the area of study of your choice.

Student Support

Once you're admitted to UMKC, you can take advantage of our student support services.


Get help locating accessible parking and transportation. You can also request additional accommodations.

Roo Advising

Depending on your course of study, you can consult with a Roo advisor and create a personalized plan for success.

Roo Card

Use your ID card to attend events, eat at dining service locations and check out materials from our library.


Student parking

Park in the student lots around campus any time of day or night by buying a student permit.

Help With UMKC Accounts

Instructions for setting up and using our online technology and apps.

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We've put our most popular apps and campus information all in one place — MyRoo portal. Search by category or mark your favorites, MyRoo is your connection to the services and resources you need to succeed at UMKC.

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