Visiting Students

Visiting Student Admission
East Central College welcomes all visiting students to take advantage of one of the most affordable tuition rates in the state of Missouri. Why wouldn’t you take courses that transfer with ease to your home institution at a fraction of the cost? ECC is the ideal place to get ahead on your coursework, whether it’s over the summer or during the traditional academic year.

Am I a Visiting Student?
Visiting students are considered students that plan to take courses at ECC with the intent to transfer them back to their home college or university to complete their degree.

What are my next steps?
Complete the free application for admission and select the visiting student classification.

Meet with your advisor (and/or other appropriate person) at your home institution to determine the proper coursework to take at ECC in order to ensure transferability and completion of degree requirements.

Complete and e-mail the Visiting Student Request Form to Once this has been returned, a visiting student representative will register you for your course(s).

Things to know
You are not required to submit a high school transcript.

You cannot register as a degree or certificate seeking student.

You will not be eligible for financial aid, but you should check with your home institution for eligibility.

You must complete the Transcript Request form at ECC to have an official and final transcript sent back to your home institution at the completion of coursework.

Please review the Visiting Student Checklist for further information.


Contact us today if you have questions!  (636) 584-6588