The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), hosted by Crowder College provides free post-secondary 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 post-secondary 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 post-secondary 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.