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UMKC mission, vision and goals

Vision

UMKC will become a model urban research university characterized by signature graduate and professional programs, a dyn amic undergraduate population, a highly diverse faculty, staff and student body, and active engagement with its city and region.

Mission statement

UMKC’s mission is to lead in life and health sciences; to deepen and expand strength in the visual and performing arts; to develop a professional workforce and collaborate in urban issues and education; and to create a vibrant learning and campus life experience.

Goals
  • Place student success at the center
  • Lead in life and health sciences
  • Advance urban engagement
  • Excel in the visual and performing arts
  • Embrace diversity
  • Promote research and economic development