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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 B+
  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

About

5000 HOLMES ST
KANSAS CITY, MO 64110
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
The Summit League
From University of Missouri - Kansas City

The future belongs to those who turn their ambition into action. At the University of Missouri-Kansas City, you’ll find countless opportunities to explore, question and create alongside fellow Roos who are ready to make their mark on the world.

We offer more than 125 academic programs and numerous collaborative learning opportunities that provide hands-on work experience and foster professional connections.

Almost 90 percent of first-time students and 75 percent of transfer students receive financial assistance while at UMKC. In total, we award more than $160 million in financial assistance annually.

We provide our students the resources and support needed to find a place of belonging in the Roo community. What's more, our alumni network — 135,000-plus strong — covers all 50 states and the District of Columbia, plus 60 countries around the world, but the majority lives and works right here in Kansas City.

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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.

Admissions

Application Deadline
June 15
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1050-1330
ACT Range
21-30
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,368 / 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
$8,297 / 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
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 68 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 91 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 92 responses

Majors

Access New Technology at the UMKC Innovation Studio

academic spotlight

Experience the newest augmented and virtual reality tech. Learn 3D design and software in the AVR Lab. Prototype your own 3D modeled parts and print realistic, production-quality models. Utilize full-color and texture capabilities. Experiment with metal, polymer, elastomer, and thermoplastic printers. Build prototypes in our shop. Shop includes CNC machines, mills, routers, lathes, and more.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    41%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,786 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,912
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 67 responses
  • Hard working
    57%
  • Overwhelmed but can manage
    27%
  • Happy
    10%
  • Overwhelmed.
    4%
  • Stressed
    1%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 114 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 140 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 77 responses
  • Great programs and professors
    31%
  • Fun, diverse, great professors,welcome environment
    23%
  • Fun atmosphere but professional when it counts
    10%
  • People take it seriously, it is pre-professional
    9%
  • Welcoming to traditional and nontraditional studen
    8%
  • 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
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 48 responses

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