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University of Missouri - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
The University of Missouri - Kansas City, founded in 1929, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 191-acre campus is located in Kansas City, 61 miles east of Topeka.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 11,708
   Women 6,738 (57.6%)
   Men 4,970 (42.4%)
Graduate Students 5,236
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 62% of 5,138 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.38
SAT Math 615 average
480-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 595 average
500-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $26,930
Out-of-state: $40,730
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $9,563
Out-of-state: $23,363
  Room and Board $10,257
Average Percent of Need Met 64%
Average Freshman Award $11,702
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 731
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Kansas City Population 467,007
Nearest Metropolitan Area Kansas City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 61% of freshmen, 23% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Kangaroos
Sororities 4% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.1% Asian
12.9% Black/African-American
8.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.9% White
4.2% Unknown
International Students 4.0% from 55 countries
First-Year Students Returning 75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 22.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 82%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported