KU Transition to Postsecondary Education (KU TPE) is an inclusive postsecondary education program for KU students with intellectual disabilities. KU TPE is a two-year non-degree seeking program that leads to the Transition to Postsecondary Education Certificate. Students take regular KU courses, participate in student clubs and activities, can live in KU Housing, and engage in career internships.
Adult Continuing Education for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ACED) at UMKC offers students the opportunity to attend non-credit classes in both a social and academic setting. This program is designed to teach independent living skills and provide life-enhancing experiences.
The University of Iowa's REACH program offers specialized instruction for students with intellectual, cognitive, and learning disabilities. Students will have the full college experience from coursework, campus life, building their career skills, and how to live independently as an adult. During their first two years at U of Iowa, students live together in designated residence halls, complete community-based internships, and put together a portfolio of work marking their transition into college life.
PROPEL is an inclusive postsecondary program, whose mission is to promote education, independence, and employment for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Propel celebrates the full spectrum of ability and diversity among students, faculty, staff, and the communities we serve.
EMPOWER offers a four-year, non-degree college experience program for students with cognitive disabilities. This program incorporates functional academics, independent living, employment, social/leisure skills, and health/wellness skills in a public university setting with the goal of producing self-sufficient young adults.
The University of Arkansas program is offered for students who demonstrate the ability to safely live independently, sustain employment, and socially integrate during their enrollment. The program progresses with an emphasis on workplace experience, community integration, and independent living with transitionally reduced supports.
Students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of program completion.
Affordable Colleges Online offers a comprehensive list of college programs from around the United States that are offering programs for individuals with disabilities. Some of these programs do offer scholarships to attend.