University of Missouri, Kansas City

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

5100 Rockhill Road, AC120

Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

(816) 235-1111

(800) 775-8652

Fax: (816) 235-5544



Contact: Jennifer DeHaemers

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Main Address

5100 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

(816) 235-1000

www.umkc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 9,274

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,007

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,353

Graduate enrollment: 3,656

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 73%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B

Communications & Journalism

Communication studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Electrical & computer engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Dental Hygiene B
Nursing (RN) B
Pharmaceutical science B

History

History – General B
History and Judaic studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics & statistics B
Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies 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.

University of Missouri-Kansas City Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(816) 235-1000
Website:www.umkc.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.umkc.edu/apply/
Address:5100 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, MO 64110
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:16,936
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):51%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:12,591 (74% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,846
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,886
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,062

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Missouri-Kansas City Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences112
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services241
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education7571
Engineering133
English Language and Literature/Letters112
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics31
Health Professions and Related Programs7352
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences33
Psychology1112
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences251
Visual and Performing Arts18103
Grand total26454810

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education3
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Grand total41

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Missouri-Kansas City 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,846
Out-of-state$18,886
Books and supplies$980

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,471
Out-of-state$17,694

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid93391%
Grant or scholarship aid83982%$7,062
Student loan aid55154%$6,421

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,47149%$7,217
Federal student loans4,42939%$9,294

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,1381,8793,259
Percent admitted100%60%63%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%25%23%

Admissions Considerations

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

University of Missouri-Kansas City Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment16,936
Undergraduate enrollment11,704
Graduate enrollment5,232

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

University of Missouri-Kansas City Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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