School of Dentistry University of Missouri-Kansas City

School of Dentistry University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, MO
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
44%
56%
student ratio
481
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
17%
acceptance rate
9 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Graduate Dental Certificate
    • Advanced Education In Dentistry Graduate Dental Certificate
    • Periodontics Graduate Dental Certificate
    • Orthodontics And Dentofacial Orthopedics Graduate Dental Certificate
    • Endodontics Graduate Dental Certificate
    • Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
    • Oral Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Dental Hygiene Education Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees 106
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 17
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required for some
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 828
    • Accepted 142
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 130
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesDAT, letters of evaluation, personal interview
    • Doctoral's DegreesDAT (for DDS)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesDDS
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students481
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students481
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Full-time Percentage89%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty151
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiomaterials, dental use of lasers, effectiveness of periodontal treatments, temporomandibular joint dysfunction
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Dentistry

University of Missouri-Kansas City

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

Dr. Marsha Pyle

Dean

Phone: 816-235-2010
Email: pylem@umkc.edu

Richard Bigham

Assistant Dean for Student Programs

Phone: 816-235-2082
Email: bighamr@umkc.edu


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