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Park University
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  • 4 Year
  • PARKVILLE, MO

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Park University is a private university located in Parkville, Missouri in the Kansas City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,321 undergraduate students. The Park University acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Social Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 24% of students, Park University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,800.

About

8700 NW RIVER PARK DR
PARKVILLE, MO 64152
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Heart of America Athletic Conference

Park University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Park Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$15,999 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,779 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 86 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 98 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 98 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
47
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
15
Online Associates Programs
8
Online Bachelor's Programs
24
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    21%
  • On Campus
    10%
  • Online
    68%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,321 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,066
Undergrads Over 25
65%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Laid-back
    34%
  • Working hard to finish
    34%
  • Athlete
    14%
  • Adult
    9%
  • Lazy
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
44%
Poll
65%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 88 responses
Poll
38%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 99 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Good Institution
    54%
  • Diverse
    37%
  • Strict, with no respect for privacy
    5%
  • Budget
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 51 responses

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