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KU TRIO Educational Opportunity Center

  • KU TRIO Educational Opportunity Center
  • 110 S 5th Street
  • Leavenworth, KS 66048
  • (913) 675-7311

Program Description

TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) is 100% federally funded under the U.S. Department of Education. Our program is administered by the Center for Educational Opportunity Programs (CEOP) at the University of Kansas, where the EOC provides assistance with college or other postsecondary admissions to low-income and potential first-generation college students.

Middle School students, High School students, first time college enrollees and adults returning to an educational program after a break are encouraged to apply. We are here to help you complete the post-secondary educational program of your choice whether it's vocational, technical, community college, or university.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 400
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Johnson County Community College
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College
  • Neosho County Community College
  • Ottawa University-Ottawa
  • University of Kansas