[The following was provided by UMKC Public Relations Office.]
The figures also represent the highest freshmen enrollment in UMKC’s history, totaling 1,129 first-time college students, an increase of 14.3 percent. Transfer students increased by 10.8 percent, a total of 1,541 students or 150 more students than in 2009. These numbers contribute to the overall increase of 3.8 percent student enrollment.
UMKC also experienced a significant increase of 22.1 percent in Underrepresented Minority students (African American, Hispanic/Latino and Underrepresented Asians) in first-time college and transfer students.