About our Program
February 28th is the priority date for accepting applications for the following academic year.
- 2-year residential college experience
- For intellectually challenged young adults
- Building skills for transitioning from home to independence.
T - Transformation
H - Health
R - Responsibility
I - Independence
V - Vocation
E - Education
Young adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities have the opportunity for a 2-year residential college experience at University of Central Missouri, transitioning from home to independence.
While seeking a certificate of success, students 18-25 years of age will participate in seminars, classes, and courses for credit, to develop:
THRIVE students are integrated with degree-seeking students in University Housing, Campus Activities, social activities, and classes.
THRIVE students with potential for earning a college degree will be guided toward the general admissions process of the University.
Admissions materials are available if you click here.
Here is the 2013-2014 cost sheet for the program. Costs for the 2015-2016 academic year may vary.
For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding support for the first two years of operation of THRIVE have been provided by a grant from Expanding College for Exceptional Learners (EXCEL), a not-for-profit organization based in Kansas City, MO--www.excelkc.org