The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), hosted by Crowder College provides free postsecondary educational assistance to adult residents of Barry, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, and Newton counties in southwest Missouri.
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) program offers one-to-one advisement and information on college admissions and financial aid to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. Important objectives of EOC are to counsel participants on financial aid options, assist in the application process, and increase the number of adult participants who enroll in postsecondary education.
Services provided by the EOC program include:
All services are provided free of charge to program participants. The EOC program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education.