The Washington University Prison Education Project (PEP) offers a college education to incarcerated students at the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center (MECC) in Pacific, Missouri, and the Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WERDCC) in Vandalia, Missouri.
Established in 2014, PEP is a fully accredited degree program granting Associate in Arts and Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies degrees. Prison staff are also eligible to earn degrees through the WashU School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS).
Rehabilitation cannot exist without education.Torey Adams, PEP graduate
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Please consider supporting the Prison Education Project. Your donation will help expand PEP’s transformative educational programming to meet the needs of incarcerated students in Missouri.