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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, MO 4-Year Public

About University of Missouri-Kansas City

University of Missouri-Kansas City is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Kansas City, MO, less than an hour from Kansas City, MO.

Founded in 1929, University of Missouri-Kansas City currently enrolls around 16,156 students a year, including 11,036 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $167,125,774. The school spends $12,168 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About University of Missouri-Kansas City

Acceptance rate: 63%

Average GPA: 3.48

Mean ACT score: 24

Mean SAT score: 1204

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: June 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2021?

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Missouri-Kansas City. Around 63 percent of all applicants are admitted to University of Missouri-Kansas City each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at University of Missouri-Kansas City is 3.48 out of 4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into University of Missouri-Kansas City is 1204. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is University of Missouri-Kansas City a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 1,057 students who started at University of Missouri-Kansas City as first-time freshman, 312 graduate within four years.

University of Missouri-Kansas City's six-year graduation for undergrads is 54 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 56 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $49,506 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $23,977 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Missouri-Kansas City sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of Missouri-Kansas City a good school for YOU?

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College Info

5100 Rockhill Road Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Missouri-Kansas City Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Missouri-Kansas City is Jun 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Missouri-Kansas City is Jun 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Missouri-Kansas City ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

21 to 28

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Missouri-Kansas City is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Missouri-Kansas City. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Missouri-Kansas City SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

480 - 680

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 650

University of Missouri-Kansas City Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$22,539

In State

$38,677

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$9,048
$25,186
Fees
$1,587
$1,587
Housing
$11,134
$11,134
Books
$770
$770

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Missouri-Kansas City is like? There are approximately 16,405 students enrolled at University of Missouri-Kansas City, including 11,315 undergraduate students and 5,090 graduate students. 57% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from MO and 21% percent of students are from other states.

57%

Full Time

43%

Part Time

79%

In State

21%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

16,405

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,635

Out-of-State

$26,773

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 15
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