Tuition & Fees

$6,445

$12,891

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
25%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
62%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,828
Declined + 990
Total Received 4,818
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Public

10,001

undergraduate students

4,394

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Elementary Education/early Childhood
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Codes

SAT 6090
ACT 2272

School Facts

The University of Central Missouri, founded in 1871, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 1,300-acre campus is located in Warrensburg, MO, 50 miles from Kansas City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,395
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Warrensburg, MO

1,300-acre campus in Warrensburg (population: 19,927), 50 miles from Kansas City; branch campus in Lee's Summit. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Kansas City.

University of Central Missouri
208 East South Street
Warrensburg, MO 64093

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 12% of male students
 
10 sororities 14% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
25%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
62%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,828
Declined + 990
Total Received 4,818

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Michael Godard
Vice Provost of Enrollment Management
P: 660 SAY-UCMO
F: 660 543-8577
admit@ucmo.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,445
Room $5,288
Board $3,030
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $15,763
Average Financial Aid - $8,814
Total with Avg. Aid $6,949

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,814

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,162,547
State $4,907,503
Institutional $41,114
Other external $6,420,450
Total $27,531,614

Non-need-based

Federal $809,842
State $289,646
Institutional $6,095,344
Other external $10,000
Total $7,204,832

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division II)
Mascot
MO Mule
School colors
cardinal and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Actuarial Science/Mathematics
Adult Education
Agricultural Business
Agriculture Technology
Art
Athletic Training
Automotive/Power Technology
Aviation Maintenance Management
Aviation Management
Aviation Safety
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Career/Technology Teacher Education
Chemistry
Communication Studies
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science/Mathematics
Construction Management
Cooperative Engineering
Criminal Justice
Crisis/Disaster Management
Design/Drafting Technology
Dietetics
Digital Media Production
Earth Science
Economics
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Birth-6
Elementary Education/Grades 1-6
Engineering Technology
English
Entrepreneurship/Social Enterprise
Fashion/Textiles/Clothing in Business
Finance
Forensic Chemistry
Geography
Geology
Graphic Arts Technology/Management
Graphic Design
Health Studies
History
Hotel/Restaurant Administration
Human Environmental Science
Human Resources Management
Industrial Hygiene
Industrial Management
Industrial Technology
Industrial Technology/Manufacturing Management
Industrial Vocational Technical Education
Information Technology
Innovative Technologies
Interior Design
International Studies
Journalism
K-12 Education
Library/Information Services
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Occupational Education
Occupational Safety Management
Occupational Safety/Health
Organizational Communication
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education
Physical Education/Exercise/Sport Science
Political Science
Professional Pilot
Psychology
Public Relations
Radiologic Technology
Rural Family Nursing
Safety Management
School Administration
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Gerontology
Social Sciences
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Specialist in Education
Speech Communication
Speech Communication/Theatre Arts
Speech Language Pathology
Speech Pathology
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Student Personnel Administration
Studio Art
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technology
Theatre
Tourism
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Undergraduate

69%

10,001
students

Female
55%
5,540

Male
45%
4,461

Graduate

31%

4,394
students

Female
43%
1,892

Male
57%
2,502

undergraduateFull-time

81%

8,120
students

Female
55%
4,440

Male
45%
3,680

undergraduatePart-time

19%

1,881
students

Female
59%
1,100

Male
41%
781

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 53
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Tina Church
Director of International Admissions
660 543-4621
church@ucmo.edu

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