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University of Missouri - Kansas City
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  • 4 Year
  • KANSAS CITY, MO

Report Card

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

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UMKC is an above-average public university located in Kansas City, Missouri. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,071 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UMKC acceptance rate is 63%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Biology. Graduating 54% of students, UMKC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,300.

About

5000 HOLMES ST.
KANSAS CITY, MO 64110
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
The Summit League

University of Missouri - Kansas City Rankings

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

UMKC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
63%
Application Deadline
June 15
SAT Range
980-1330
ACT Range
20-28
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$16,016 / 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
$7,875 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 66 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 89 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 90 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    36%
  • Online
    25%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,071 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,956
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Hard working
    58%
  • Overwhelmed but can manage
    27%
  • Happy
    11%
  • Overwhelmed.
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 112 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 138 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 75 responses
  • Great programs and professors
    32%
  • Fun, diverse, great professors,welcome environment
    24%
  • Fun atmosphere but professional when it counts
    11%
  • People take it seriously, it is pre-professional
    9%
  • Welcoming to traditional and nontraditional studen
    7%
  • Good professors and classes, a fun school
    5%
  • Great professors and classes, not a fun school
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 47 responses

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