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Department of Economics College of Arts and Sciences University of Missouri-Kansas City

  • Kansas City, MO
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 24%76%
    student ratio
  • 75
    total students
  • $6,073 | $15,680
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 43%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 34
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

43% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 91
    • Accepted 40
    • Acceptance Rate 43
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, master's degree in economics or equivalent
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$6,073
    • Out-of-state tuition *$15,680
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students75
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students75
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Full-time Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American23%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInternational trade, general theory, institutions/utilities, forensic economics, human resources
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Missouri-Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
United States

Stephanie Kelton

Chair

Phone: 816-235-1314
Fax: 816-238-2836
Email: sturgeonj@umkc.edu

Linwood Tauheed

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 816-235-1314
Email: tauheedl@umkc.edu



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