11,708
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,778
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
61
61%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City is a University institution located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions, 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Ms. Tamera Byland
Director of Admissions
Email: admit@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-1111
Fax: 816-235-5544

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,138
Applied
3,179
Accepted
11,708
Enrolled
62%
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Female Admissions

3,259
Females Applied
2,054
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,879
Males Applied
1,125
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
3.38
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 25 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,423
In-state
23,550
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,461
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

10,778
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,574
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,886
Avg. Loan Aid
5,868
Avg. Grant Aid
7,948
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,708
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.18%
Black or African American 12.35%
White or Caucasian 61.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 5.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 3.67%
Other 4.06%

Gender

Male (42.45%)
Female (57.55%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
UPB's Big Event, UPB Talent Show and Roos Give Back Community Service Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Union Programming Board, International Student Council, Alpha Phi Omega, Omicron Delta Kappa and Greek Organizations

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
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Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Faculty

1,207
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 745
Part-time - 462
Male - 639
Female - 568