Park University

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General Information

Admission Office

8700 NW River Park Drive

Parkville, MO 64152

(816) 584-6214

(800) 745-7275

Fax: (816) 741-4462

Contact: Cathy Colapietro

Director of Admissions and Student Financial Services
Main Address

8700 NW River Park Drive PMB 13

Parkville, MO 64152

(816) 741-2000

Total undergrads: 11,865

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 257

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,080

Graduate enrollment: 592


Suburban setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Paper application fees may be waived for applicants with financial need.

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Interior Design B
Music – General B,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Accounting/Business Management A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Logistics/Materials Management A,B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Office Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A,B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A


Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Medical Records Administration A
Nursing (RN) A


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B
Natural Sciences B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B,C
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration B
Law Enforcement Administration A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Aviation Management A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Park University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (816) 741-2000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, MO 64152-3795
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 11,415
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 24%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,521 (22% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $11,190
Out-of-state Tuition: $11,190
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,766

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Park University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Park University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8391
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 131
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2121
Construction Trades 1
Education 65
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 121
History 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 311
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 112
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 122
Social Sciences 14
Visual and Performing Arts 241
Grand total 2284512

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Park University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,190
Out-of-state $11,190
Books and supplies $1,560

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,012
Out-of-state $6,012

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 200 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 181 84% $7,766
Student loan aid 107 50% $6,288

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,245 44% $5,951
Federal student loans 2,962 31% $8,051

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Park University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Park University students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Park University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 11,415
Undergraduate enrollment 9,546
Graduate enrollment 1,869

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Park University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Associate Degree Nursing Programs
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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