University of Missouri-Kansas City

country rank  177
world rank  452

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University Overview

Founded in 1929, University of Missouri-Kansas City is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kansas City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 90 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UMKC
Founded 1929
Motto Salus Populi
The Welfare of the People
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
64110 Missouri
United States
T +1 (816) 235 1000
F +1 (816) 235 1717

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 5100 Rockhill Road, AC120
Kansas City 64110-2499
+1 (816) 235 1111
800 775 8652

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Missouri-Kansas City's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Missouri System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019