Academics

Located in the heart of Kansas City, Mo., the University of Missouri-Kansas City is a public research university focused on urban issues. At UMKC, your mind will be opened to knowledge, diverse people and outstanding experiences, allowing you to further explore those areas of your life in which you are already engaged. Here’s what else you’ll find at UMKC:

  • A “Best Value College” (Princeton Review, 2012-2014)
  • One of the country’s top 100 “green” campuses (2010, 2012, 2013; Sierra Club)
  • Convenient location near downtown Kansas City
  • One of three U.S. colleges to receive the President’s Award for Community Service in Higher Education (2011)
  • One of the top five gay-friendly campuses in the United States (Newsweek, 2011)
  • 1 faculty member per 12 students
  • 15,746 – undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at UMKC
  • 8 – percent of students live on campus
  • 64.6 – percent of undergraduate students received financial aid or scholarships in 2013
  • 120+ – majors and programs
  • 57 – percent of classes have fewer than 20 students
  • 21 – average class size
  • 16 – NCAA Division I sports teams
  • 91 – percent of classes have fewer than 50 students

Academic Degree Programs

Academic Units

Resources