Park University

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world rank  1160

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University Overview

Established in 1875, Park University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Parkville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Missouri. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kansas City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Park University is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Park University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1875
Motto Fides et Labor
Faith and Work
Colours Gold and burgundy

University Location

Address 8700 NW River Park Drive
Parkville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
64152-3795 Missouri
United States
T +1 (816) 741 2000
F +1 (816) 741 4462
Other locations Kansas City

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 8700 River Park Drive
Parkville 64152
+1 (816) 584 6215
800 745 7275

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Park University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing MSBN

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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