University of Missouri – Kansas City: Ranking & Review

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Kansas City Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 193 545
Top 4%

University of Missouri - Kansas City Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%62%65%
Applicants5,0651,8933,172
Admissions3,2491,1792,070
Enrolled undergraduates1,244485759
Enrolled total (including graduate students)16,3727,1159,257

4,646 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

800 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores43
Percent of students submitting SAT scores3%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
635
Math
627

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,179
Percent of students submitting ACT scores95%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

University of Missouri - Kansas City Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $23,529 $35,311
Off-campus $23,145 $34,927
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,901 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Missouri - Kansas City provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,643 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $8,340 $23,067
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,423 $1,423
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $278 $769
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,048 $23,067
Fees for full-time graduates $1,339 $1,339
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $377 $973

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 261 66 372 699
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 303 194 2 499
Engineering 112 220 332
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 66 171 237
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 204 204
Education 63 132 5 200
Legal Professions and Studies 21 141 162
Visual and Performing Arts 87 44 20 151
Physical Sciences 127 23 150
Social Sciences 11 97 30 138
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 101 20 121
Psychology 106 3 8 117
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 105 105
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 94 94
English Language and Literature & Letters 44 19 63
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 57 5 62
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 47 47
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 26 10 36
History 26 6 32
Mathematics and Statistics 13 13 26
Natural Resources and Conservation 18 18
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 13
Architecture and Related Services 6 6
Grand Total111,8241,0825953,512

A total of 1,835 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Missouri - Kansas City.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,677 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%50%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 29%

General info

Alternative namesUMKC
Founded1933
MottoSalus Populi
The Welfare of the People
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,779
Instructional FTE903
Research FTE16
Public Service FTE6
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteumkc.edu
Address5100 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, Missouri, 64110
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone8162351000
Fax+1 (816) 235 1717

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