UCM

University of Central Missouri

108 W South St, Warrensburg, United States
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  • Total Documents
    1,767
  • Class Notes
    1,342
  • Textbook Notes
    312
  • Study Guides
    114
  • Currently Enrolled
    451
  • Previously Enrolled
    990

Overview of University of Central Missouri (UCM)

About this school

University of Central Missouri (formerly Central Missouri State) is a public, multipurpose university founded in 1871. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Applied Sciences and Technology, Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, and Education and Human Services. Its 1,300-acre campus is located in Warrensburg, 50 miles from Kansas City.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:9,801
    • Men:4,333 (44.2%)
    • Women:5,468 (55.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (UCM)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Central Missouri is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Warrensburg, MO  64093
Phone
(660) 543-4290
Fax
(660) 543-8517
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Rank in upper two-thirds of high school class required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
84% of 4,748 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 2,734 applicants were admitted
Men
83% of 2,014 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,176 (55%) of 3,982 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,149 (50%) of 2,309 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,027 (61%) of 1,673 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
29%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
9%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UCM)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,520|Out-of-state: $14,150
  • Room & Board: - $8,536 (71.51474530831099%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (8.378016085790884%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,400 (20.10723860589812%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Central Missouri accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 02454
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,444 (91.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,019 (70.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,019 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
141 (13.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$8,853
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 615 (60.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $615
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 754 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $754
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,008 (98.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
413 (26.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,580

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,949 (80.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,701 (74.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,701 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
355 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$8,622
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,218 (59.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,833
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,853 (77.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,607
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,516 (95.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,728 (28.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,474

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,481
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
9.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,522

Academics & Instruction (UCM)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


494

Part-Time Faculty


161

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 37% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
859,097

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
6395
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Central Missouri provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


24.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


43%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


48.0%

Programs & Majors (UCM)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (65)


  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Interior Design
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


Engineering, law, medicine

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (42)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontology
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Information Science
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Library Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Theater
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life (UCM)

Location & Geography

Population


19,927

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,561 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Kansas City

Weather


Temperature
16.7 average low in January, 83.3 average high in September
Rain
105 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
85 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
Nearest Bus Station
Warrensburg
Nearest Train Station
Warrensburg

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


34% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


66%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Mules; Jennies
School Colors
Cardinal and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, fencing, football, golf, racquetball, riflery, rock climbing, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Central Missouri offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, roaring red (student booster club), greek organization, campus christian house, bsu (baptist student union), international student organization

Sororities


13% of women participate

Fraternities


11% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,701

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
9,801
Women
5,468
Men
4,333

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 9.9% Black/African-American
  • 4.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.4% White
  • 1.9% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 42 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


2,532

Student Resources (UCM)

Study resources

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