UMKC

University of Missouri - Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, United States
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  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    1
  • Currently Enrolled
    18
  • Previously Enrolled
    41

Overview of University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC)

About this school

The University of Missouri - Kansas City, founded in 1929, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 191-acre campus is located in Kansas City, 61 miles east of Topeka.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,708
    • Men:4,970 (42.4%)
    • Women:6,738 (57.6%)

Location

Admission Information (UMKC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Missouri - Kansas City 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
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
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
5100 Rockhill Road
City, State, Zip
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
Phone
(816) 235-1111
Fax
(816) 235-1717
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$45
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
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
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
62% of 5,138 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 3,259 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 1,879 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,212 (38%) of 3,179 admitted students enrolled
Women
738 (36%) of 2,054 admitted students enrolled
Men
474 (42%) of 1,125 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.38
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
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
25 average |21-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
16%
• Score 24 - 29
40%
• Score 18 - 23
39%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UMKC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,764|Out-of-state: $24,491
  • Room & Board: - $10,383 (69.8016806722689%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,002 (6.736134453781513%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,490 (23.462184873949578%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Missouri - Kansas City accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002518
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,063 (87.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
803 (75.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
793 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
92 (11.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$11,574
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 757 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,785
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 497 (62.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,948
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 46 (5.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
278 (22.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,537

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,144 (77.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,288 (83.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,128 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
394 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$10,778
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,653 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,948
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,070 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,308
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 110 (2.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,044 (15.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,868

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,438
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UMKC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


745

Part-Time Faculty


462

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


51%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 8% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% 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: - 34% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# 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
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
400
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Missouri - Kansas City provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


22.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


39.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors (UMKC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (52)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Agriculture, Architecture, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Computer and information sciences, Education, Engineering, English, Foreign languages and literature, Health professions and related sciences, History, Liberal arts/general studies, Mathematics and statistics, Philosophy and religious studies, Physical sciences, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Medical Science, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Music Education, Master of Entrepreneurial Real Estate, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Affairs

Master's Programs of Study (78)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anesthesiologist Assistant Studies
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Health Psychology
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Law
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Romance Languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Taxation
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Women's Health Nursing
  • Writing

Campus Life (UMKC)

Location & Geography

Population


467,007

Nearest Metropolitan Area


191 acres

Environment


Urban environment

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
20 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


25% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


75%

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 I
Mascot
Kangaroos
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Missouri - Kansas City offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, union programming board, international student council, alpha phi omega, omicron delta kappa, greek organizations

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


3% 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


6,669

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,708
Women
6,738
Men
4,970

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.1% Asian
  • 12.9% Black/African-American
  • 8.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 63.9% White
  • 4.2% Unknown

International Students


4.0% from 55 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


5,236

Student Resources (UMKC)

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