University of Missouri - Kansas City

We are the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our faculty are leaders in their fields — and they're within reach. Our 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio means professors know their students' names and take mentorship seriously.

Our students come from all 50 states and 85+ countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. And with more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career.

We're at the heart of a thriving urban area, and the city's life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City's university. And we can't wait for you to join us.

undergraduate and graduate students

Recognition and Rankings

We may be located in the heart of America, but UMKC faculty, staff and students are getting attention for the difference they're making worldwide.

  • 12 students named Fulbright Scholars since 2006
  • Named to the top 100 "green campuses" (Sierra Club)
  • 6 current UMKC faculty have received Guggenheim Fellowships
  • $43.7 million was awarded to UMKC research and related projects in FY 2018 as external grants

Learn more about why we're UMKC Proud.


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