University of Missouri – Kansas City

Address:
5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone:
816-235-1000
Website:
http://www.umkc.edu/
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About University of Missouri – Kansas City

University of Missouri – Kansas City is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in more than half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate9,381
 Graduate5,418
 Total14,799
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2560%
 % 25 and Over40%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time62%
 % Part-time38%
Race/Ethnicity% White61.0%
 % Black11.4%
 % Asian5.8%
 % Latino3.9%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown9.8%
 % International student7%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal4,398
 % Admitted68%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled38%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT92%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800600 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800800 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3627 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3628
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math19 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,602
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,191
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid85%
 % Undergraduates with Loans59%
 % Undergraduates with Grants83%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,382
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,131
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,670
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,841
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$8,008
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$8,008

Neighborhood Data for the Kansas City Area

Median Age34.9
Median Household Income$45,246
Total Population457,551
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.4% 51.6%
 Age 0-952.0%48.0%
 Age 10-1749.9%50.1%
 Age 18-2448.3%51.7%
 Age 25-2947.9%52.1%
 Age 30-3950.3%49.7%
 40+46.9%53.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White60.4%
 % Black29.7%
 % Asian2.3%
 % Latino9.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,131
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,670
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$594
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50041.6%25.6%6.2%
 $500 to $74940.2%47.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99910.3%20.0%38.9%
 Over $10007.9%7.2%17.6%
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