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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
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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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 6,487 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UMKC acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 50% of students, UMKC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,300.

About

5100 ROCKHILL RD.
KANSAS CITY, MO 64110
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Western Athletic Conference

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
61%
Application Deadline
June 15
SAT Range
980-1330
ACT Range
21-28
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
$14,921 / 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
$6,935 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 66 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 85 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 86 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    68%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,487 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,814
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Hard working
    57%
  • Overwhelmed but can manage
    25%
  • Happy
    11%
  • Overwhelmed.
    5%
  • Stressed
    2%

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. 108 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 134 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 71 responses
  • Great programs and professors
    31%
  • Fun, diverse, great professors,welcome environment
    24%
  • Fun atmosphere but professional when it counts
    11%
  • People take it seriously, it is pre-professional
    10%
  • Welcoming to traditional and nontraditional studen
    7%
  • Good professors and classes, a fun school
    6%
  • Great professors and classes, not a fun school
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
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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