University of Missouri-Kansas City

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University of Missouri-Kansas City



In-state Tuition

$7,591 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$17,857 / year

Room and Board

$6,823

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

dental library, law library, health sciences library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,312,025 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 25,915 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,884,659 microforms.
  • 401,069 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

observatory, library of science and technology, performing arts center, conservatory of music, Center for Creative Studies, Minature Toy Museum

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 278 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 50 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 125 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 20 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,200 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 12% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 3 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 15% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Week, Court Warming, Talent Show, Spring Fling, Diversity Week, International Food and Culture Night
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 220 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: over 200 student organizations ranging from honor societies, service, religious, and ethnic/racial organizations
  • 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 Students Association, Spirit of Praise Gospel Choir, T. H. A. T. (Trusting His Absolute Truth), United Campus Ministries, University Bible Fellowship
  • 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 Students of Asia, African Student Cultural Organization, Arab Students' Association, Association of Malaysian Students, Chinese Scholars & Students Association, European Club, Indian Students Association, Indonesian Student Association, International Student Council, Japanese Student Organization, Korean Student Association, Pakistani Student Association, Taiwanese Student Association, Thai Students Association, Turkish Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Activity & Program Council, Allied Students at UMKC, Amnesty International, Associated Students of University of Missouri (ASUM), Campus Greens, Classics Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Communiversity Student Organization, Culinary Arts Student Association, Earth Care, Earth Works, Financial Investors Club, Financial Management Association, Graduate Employee Organization, In_Sight, International Trumpet Guild, Model United Nations, Residence Hall Council, Secular Student Society, Shifa International Inc. , Student Interest Group in Neurology, Students for Direct Democracy, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Students Supporting Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency, Surgical Society of UMKC, Transfer Students Association , UMKC Eclectic Learners, UMKC Orchestra Society, Umoja Katika Taali, Wiredmind;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The University News (weekly); New Letters (quarterly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City (15)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City (4)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 95% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 6% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 5,700
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 3 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 5 sorority houses
  • 5% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Missouri-Columbia)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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