5100 Rockhill Road Kansas City, MO 64110 816-235-1111
http://www.umkc.edu admit@umkc.edu
About University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Year of Foundation 1929
  • Size of Campus 191 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,491
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 26%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,368
  • Room and Board $10,467
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 7,721
The University of Kansas City was chartered in 1929, and one year later, Kansas City businessman and philanthropist William Volker donated 40.8 acres to the university. In 1931, Volker acquired and donated the Dickey mansion, which would house the first library, classrooms, cafeteria and administrative offices. UKC’s first classes began in 1933 with 17 instructors and 265 students enrolled. In 1936, 80 students became UKC’s first graduating class.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Week, Court Warming, Talent Show, Spring Fling, Diversity Week, International Food and Culture Night
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies over 200 student organizations ranging from honor societies, service, religious, and ethnic/racial organizations
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Student Organization, Chinese Christian Fellowship, Christian Student Ministries, The Edge Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Students Inc. , Muslim Stu
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The African American Student Union, Association of Latin American Students, Filipino-American Student Association, INDUS-United Students of India, NAACP, Queers and Allies, Taiwanese American Student Association, United Stu
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Kansas City (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus Kansas City (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 12%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 25,915
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,200
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,500
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 1,884,659
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 125
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums observatory, library of science and technology, performing arts center, conservatory of music, Center for Creative Studies, Minature Toy Museum
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,312,025
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 20
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 401,069
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Acosta Sales & Marketing, Alliance Data, American Century Investments, Americo, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Applied Learning Processes, AVP, Inc., AXA Advisors, Blockbuster Inc., Cable Dahmer Chevrolet, Cerner, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Col
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Missouri-Columbia)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,700
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 6%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis