University of Missouri - Kansas City University of Missouri - Kansas City

Key Stats

Type Of Institution
University

Institutional Designation
Public—State

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University of Missouri - Kansas City

Ask any of our 16,000+ students what they love about UMKC, and every person may give you a different answer.

We are the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our faculty are leaders in their fields — and they're within reach. Our 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio means professors know their students' names and take mentorship seriously.

Our students come from all 50 states and 85+ countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. And with more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career.

We're at the heart of a thriving urban area, and the city's life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City's university. And we can't wait for you to join us.


Degree BACHB ASSOCA CERTC
Accountingx  
Adolescent Educationx  
American/United States Studies/Civilizationx  
Architecturex  
Art History, Criticism and Conservationx  
Art/Art Studies, Generalx  
Biology/Biological Sciences, Generalx  
Business Administration and Management, Generalx  
Chemistry, Generalx  
Childhood Educationx  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planningx  
Civil Engineering, Generalx  
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologistx  
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technicianx  
Computer Sciencex  
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administrationx  
Criminologyx  
Dance, Generalx  
Dental Hygiene/Hygienistx  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, Generalx  
Early Childhood Education and Teachingx  
Economics, Generalx  
Electrical and Electronics Engineeringx  
Engineering, Generalx  
English Language and Literature, Generalx  
Environmental Design/Architecturex  
Environmental Studiesx  
Fine Arts, Generalx  
French Language and Literaturex  
General Studiesx  
Geographyx  
Geology/Earth Science, Generalx  
German Language and Literaturex  
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, Generalx  
History, Generalx  
Information Technologyx  
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teachingx  
Mass Communication/Media Studiesx  
Mathematics and Statistics, Otherx  
Mathematics, Generalx  
Mechanical Engineeringx  
Music Performance, Generalx  
Music Teacher Educationx  
Music Theory and Compositionx  
Music Therapy/Therapistx  
Music, Generalx  
Pharmacyx  
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Otherx  
Philosophyx  
Physics, Generalx  
Political Science and Government, Generalx  
Psychology, Generalx  
Registered Nursing/Registered Nursex  
Sociologyx  
Spanish Language and Literaturex  
Urban Studies/Affairsx  

Academic Life

Schools and Departments

College of Arts and Sciences 

Conservatory of Music and Dance

Henry W. Bloch School of Management

Honors College

School of Biological Sciences

School of Computing and Engineering

School of Dentistry

School of Law

School of Medicine

School of Education

School of Nursing and Health Studies

School of Pharmacy

Admission

Admission to UMKC is based on the high school curriculum and a combination of ACT or SAT/class rank. For students attending high schools that do not rank, GPA will be used in admission decisions.

 

  • 4 Units of English
  • 4 Units of Mathematics (Algebra I or higher)
  • 3 Units of Science
  • 3 Units of Social Studies
  • 2 Units of a single Foreign Language
  • 1 Unit of Fine Arts

Class rank is

ACT Composite Score

SAT Critical Reading and Math Score

Top 6%

17

900 - 930

Top 14%

18

940 - 970

Top 22%

19

980 - 1010

Top 31%

20

1020 - 1050

Top 38%

21

1060 - 1090

Top 46%

22

1100 - 1120

Top 52%

23

1130 - 1150

Top 53% or lower

24 or higher

1150 or higher

Students who do not meet the automatic admission requirements will be reviewed individually for possible admission on a trial basis. If admitted, students may be required to participate in an academic support program as a condition of their admission.

Missouri residents who graduate in the top 10 percent of their class and who have met the 17 core curriculum requirements will be admissible regardless of ACT/SAT score. Those who graduate from a high school that does not rank students must have a 3.5 GPA in the 17 core curriculum classes.

Other Cool Facts

At UMKC, we consider all of Kansas City to be our campus. Our ties to the community are essential to who we are as a university, and those relationships make us stronger every day.

  • Our alumni network is 126,000+ strong and growing
  • UMKC draws in talented people from around the world and brings millions of dollars in research funding into our local economy
  • 3,200+ local business clients benefit from UMKC outreach programs each year
  • Our clinical faculty, staff and students provide millions of dollars in dental, nursing, pharmaceutical and medical care annually

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