University of Missouri-Kansas City

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world rank  478

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University Overview

Founded in 1933, University of Missouri-Kansas City is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kansas City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 86 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UMKC
Founded 1933
Motto Salus Populi
The Welfare of the People
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
64110 Missouri
United States
T +1 (816) 235 1000
F +1 (816) 235 1717

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 5100 Rockhill Road, AC120
Kansas City 64110-2499
+1 (816) 235 1111
800 775 8652

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Missouri-Kansas City's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration NASPAA
  • American Bar Association Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar ABA
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • American Dental Association�s Commission on Dental Accreditation CODA
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education LCME
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant ARC-PA
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education ACPE
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • the National Association of Schools of Dance NASD
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre NAST
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Master�s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council MPCAC
  • American Psychological Association APA
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Missouri System
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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