School of Law University of Missouri-Kansas City

School of Law University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, MO
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
41%
59%
student ratio
501
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
32%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
      Master of Laws (LL M) [general]
      Master of Laws (LL M) [taxation]
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Master of Laws/Master of Public Administration (LL M/MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 29
    • Doctoral Degrees 141
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis (for general)
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 579
    • Accepted 187
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 187
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesLSAT, minimum GPA of 3.0 (for general), 2.7 (for taxation)
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students501
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students501
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty41
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFamily and children's issues, litigation, estate planning, urban law, business, tax entrepreneurial law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Law

University of Missouri-Kansas City

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

Ms. Ellen Suni

Dean

Phone: 816-235-1007
Fax: 816-235-5276
Email: sunie@umkc.edu

Lydia Dagenais

Director of Law School Admissions

Phone: 816-235-1677
Fax: 816-235-5276
Email: dagenaisl@umkc.edu


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