The Missouri Innovation Campus is an innovative progressive collaboration between the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District, Metropolitan Community College, and the University of Central Missouri. The new cutting-edge facility allows students to receive their college degree on an accelerated schedule immersing them in academics while simultaneously collaborating with business professionals. Various programs focus on accelerated degrees, STEM education, and internships with local industry partners. The facility serves an estimated student population of 550 from the Lee’s Summit School District and 3,000 college students from UCM. The new building sits on a 15-acre site allowing for future expansion.