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