Universities in Missouri

University of Missouri – Kansas City


University Information

Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Founded: 1933
Undergraduate Students: 16 019
Campus Type: Urban
Institution Type: Public research institution 
Website: www.umkc.edu 

About the University

The University of Missouri – Kansas City is 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.


  • the College of Arts and Sciences
  • the Conservatory of Music and Dance
  • the Henry W. Bloch School of Management
  • the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
  • the School of Computing and Engineering
  • the School of Dentistry
  • the School of Education
  • the School of Law
  • the School of Medicine
  • the School of Nursing and Health Studies
  • the School of Pharmacy
  • the School of Graduate Studies

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

Excerpt from UMKC’s website.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Your health insurance must cover your entire duration of stay stated on your DS-2019. You may purchase health insurance once you arrive. That means you must have coverage from your start date to your end date — it cannot be off by even one day.

Health insurance must meet these requirements.

  • $100,000 medical benefits per accident/illness
  • $25,000 repatriation of remains
  • $50,000 medical evacuation
  • $500 maximum deductible per accident/illness

You must bring with you one of these documents.

  • Proof of insurance and policy from U.S.-based insurance company
  • Proof of insurance and policy in English and 24-hour phone number based in the United States

Living on-campus:

Cost: * 
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information.

Off-campus Housing: 

The average budget per month is: $800 -$1,000

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $7,000.00 per semester.