Park University

Parkville, MO

Park University

Parkville, MO

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private

8,946

undergraduate students

854

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Park University, founded in 1875, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 800-acre campus is located in Parkville, 12 miles from Kansas City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 9,800
Established in 1875
Coeducational Coeducational

800-acre campus in Parkville (population: 6,772), 12 miles from Kansas City. Major airport, bus, and train serve Kansas City.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

Park University
8700 N.W. River Park Drive
Parkville, MO
64152

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • World Student Union
  • Park Student Government Association
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Students in Interior Design

Top Events

  • Harvest Fest
  • International Talk like a Pirate Day
  • Park Idol Competition
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
47%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 101
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Geography
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Development
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Human Services, General
Interior Design
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

9,800

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

8,946
students

Female
47%
4,196

Male
53%
4,750

9%

854
students

Female
62%
531

Male
38%
323

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

12%

1,089
students

Female
56%
605

Male
44%
484

88%

7,857
students

Female
46%
3,591

Male
54%
4,266

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 58%
Student 4 year graduation rate 12%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 22%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

272

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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