UMKC Proud: Recognition and Rankings
The University of Missouri-Kansas City is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its faculty, students, research and community leadership.
One of the top five gay-friendly campuses in the United States (Newsweek, 2011)
Three Pulitzer Prize winners are UMKC alumni or faculty.
Eight current faculty members have won prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships.
LEED Gold Level certification awarded to the Student Union (2011) and LEED certification awarded to Herman and Dorothy Johnson Residence Hall (2010)
Honorable mention "bicycle-friendly" university (2011-2014)
Association of Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education STARS Silver Rating (2012-2014)