Tuition & Fees

$9,563

$23,363

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,777
Declined + 1,651
Total Received 4,428
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Public

11,253

undergraduate students

5,446

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
28%
500-599
27%
400-499
18%
300-399
3%
200-299
2%
700-800
30%
600-699
21%
500-599
29%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
200-299
3%
30-36
20%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
4%
30-36
26%
24-29
28%
18-23
36%
12-17
10%
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
31%
12-17
16%
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School Facts

University of Missouri--Kansas City, founded in 1929, is a public, comprehensive urban institution. Its 191-acre campus is located in Kansas City, MO.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,699
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  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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Kansas City, MO

93-acre, urban campus in Kansas City (population: 467,007). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Missouri — Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 4% of male students
 
9 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
22%
600-699
28%
500-599
27%
400-499
18%
300-399
3%
200-299
2%
700-800
30%
600-699
21%
500-599
29%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
200-299
3%
30-36
20%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
4%
30-36
26%
24-29
28%
18-23
36%
12-17
10%
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
31%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
June 15
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

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,777
Declined + 1,651
Total Received 4,428

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Tamera Byland
Director of Admissions
P: 800 775-8652
F: 816 235-5544
admit@umkc.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,958,929
State $3,668,547
Institutional $8,202,333
Other external $1,889,465
Total $27,719,274

Non-need-based

Federal $1,854
State $403,416
Institutional $5,118,129
Other external $1,921,631
Total $7,445,030

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Western Athletic Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Kangaroos
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Anesthesia
Art History
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Cellular/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Guidance
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Criminology
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene Education
Dentistry
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurial Real Estate
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Urban Geosciences
Executive M.B.A.
Executive Master of Entrepreneurial Real Estate
Finance
Geography
Geology
Health Sciences
History
Information Technology
Jazz Studies
Languages/Literatures
Law
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Mathematics/Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Technology
Medicine
Middle School Education
Music
Music Composition
Music Conducting
Music Education
Music History/Literature
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Nursing
Oral Biology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Education
Romance Languages
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Studio Art
Taxation
Theatre
Theatre Design/Technology
Theatre/Acting
Urban Affairs
Urban Planning/Design
Urban Studies
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Undergraduate

67%

11,253
students

Female
57%
6,437

Male
43%
4,816

Graduate

33%

5,446
students

Female
52%
2,805

Male
48%
2,641

undergraduateFull-time

58%

6,636
students

Female
57%
3,746

Male
43%
2,890

undergraduatePart-time

42%

4,617
students

Female
59%
2,691

Male
41%
1,926

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

81%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • 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

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented China
Kuwait
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sandra Gault
Director of International Student Affairs
816 235-6234
gaults@umkc.edu

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