446
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City / School of Law is located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Master of Laws (LL M)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)
Master of Laws/Master of Public Administration (LL M/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 159

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
Thesis (for general)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

588
Applied
154
Accepted
154
Enrolled
26%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam LSAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 (for general), 2.7 (for taxation)
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

446
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.07%
Black or African American 4.93%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 1.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.35%
Unknown 2.69%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time (36)
Part-time (9)
Male (26)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family and children's issues, litigation, estate planning, urban law, business, tax entrepreneurial law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Barbara Glesner Fines
Acting Dean
Email: glesnerb@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-2380
Fax: 816-235-5276