Tuition & Fees

International students at UMKC qualify for a variety of tuition rates, depending on their Visa type, degree program, and student level. Below is a breakdown of the tuition rates for each program and level.

Important dates for class enrollment and withdrawal can be found on the Academic Calendar. Failure to enroll by Census Day (noted on Academic Calendar), for example, may result in late enrollment fees.

Important notes:

  • Academic Year (from August to next May) = 2 Semesters (Fall & Spring), excluding Summer
  • Dependent for F-1 student (spouse or child): Additional $4,100 per year per person
  • Dependent Spouse of J-1 student: Additional $7,000 per year per person
  • Dependent Child of J-1 student: Additional $5,500 per year per person

New international students are billed an International Student Service (ISS) fee of $80.00 for 16 week semesters and $40 for each summer session of enrollment.

Payment of tuition may be directed to the Cashiers and Collections Office.

5115 Oak Street
Room 112
Kansas City, MO 64112

Phone: 816-235-1365
Fax: 816-235-5510
Email: cashiers@umkc.edu
Office hours: Mon, Thur, Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST
Tue & Wed 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. CST

F-1 and J-1 Visa Tuition

Undergraduate (24 credit hours/year)

Most but not all programs

 1 semester2 semesters
Fees$9,711$19,422
Living$7,450$14,900
Other$1,450$2,900
Total$18,611$37,222

 

MA, MS, MPA, MBA, IPhD (18 credit hours/year)

Most but not all programs

 1 semester2 semesters
Fees$9,252$18,504
Living$7,450$14,900
Other$1,450$2,900
Total$18,152$36,304

 

Law LLM (16 credit hours/year)

 1 semester2 semesters
Fees$13,175$26,350
Living$7,450$14,900
Other$1,450$2,900
Total$22,075$44,150

 

Graduate Dental Certificate (12 credit hours/year)

 1 semester2 semesters
Fees$13,302$26,604
Living$7,450$14,900
Other$1,450$2,900
Total$22,202$44,404

 

PharmD (Flat rate)

 1 semester2 semesters
Fees$18,798$37,596
Living$7,450$14,900
Other$1,450$2,900
Total$27,698$55,396

 

Law JD (30 credit hours/year)

 1 semester2 semesters
Fees$17,883$35,766
Living$7,450$14,900
Other$1,450$2,900
Total$26,783$53,566

 

English as a Second Language (ESL)

 24 credit hours/year   3 credit hours
1 semester2 semestersSummer1 month
Fees$9,711$19,422$5,103$2,543
Living$7,450$14,900$3,700$1,850
Other$1,450$2,900$550$275
Total$18,611$37,222$9,353$4,668

 

Tuition and fees for students on visas other than F-1 and J-1

International students on F-1 or J1 Visas will never be eligible for Missouri Resident status.

Students with visas other than F-1 and J-1 may enroll part-time at UMKC and will be automatically charged Missouri Resident tuition and fees during their part-time study. A part-time student may enroll in up to 3 credit hours during summer semester or 6 credit hours during fall or spring semesters. Students who enroll in more than the credit hours indicated will be responsible for paying non-resident tuition fees for all hours enrolled.

J-1 research scholars and professors enrolled part-time may also qualify for option 1; J-1 students cannot.

Students on A, L, or G visas generally pay out-of-state tuition and fees. They may petition for a change of residency status per Missouri Department of Education regulations which state “Aliens present within Missouri as representatives of a foreign government or at the convenience of the United States or Missouri governments and holding G visas shall be entitled to resident status, except those who are government-funded students. Aliens and their dependents holding A or L visas may be granted resident status if determined to be individually designated as representatives of their governments and whose education is not government-funded.”

 

If you have additional questions about your UMKC tuition and fees, please contact the Cashier’s Office by phone at 816-235-1365 or by email.

*Tuition and Fees are subject to change

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