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University of Missouri at Kansas City

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Kansas City, MO

$9,579

Avg in-state tuition

$26,331

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Missouri at Kansas City

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Missouri at Kansas City is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Kansas City, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,698, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 76%. The university offers 51 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,579, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $26,331.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

76% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

72% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

57% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-30

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1143-1506

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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16k

Students enrolled

44%

Online student enrollment

14:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

58%

Black

10%

Hispanic

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

8%

Asian

8%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

40% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

11

Total Online Enrollment

7,066

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

94% On-campus

6% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 25% online

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 8% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 8% online

Master's Check Bold 3% online

Doctorate Check Bold 7% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $9,579 $26,331
Graduate $10,152 $26,210

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $770
On-campus room and board $11,992
On-campus other expenses $3,994
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $11,748
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,454
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,454

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $26,335 $43,087
Off-campus without family $26,551 $43,303
Off-campus with family $14,803 $31,555

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

40%

State Grant Aid

39%

Institution Grant Aid

75%

Pell Grant

40%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,150
State Grant Aid $1,968
Institution Grant Aid $5,726
Pell Grant Aid $4,748

Financial Outlook

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Architecture And Related Services

BA

MA

DOC

2

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

3

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC