• UMKC has the perfect program for deciding students. Notice we say deciding, not undecided, because we're going to help you through the process of finding the right field of study.

Fast Facts

  • Average size of a junior- or senior-level class in most majors is 20 to 30 students
  • College of Arts and Sciences is organized into 17 departments, and the largest of these enrolls only about 300 students.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences offers more than 30 different programs of study spanning the arts, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences.
  • The College of Arts and Sciences and the University's Career Services Center join forces to provide services for deciding students, including special workshops to help you look at your skills, interests and values.

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  • The College of Arts and Sciences faculty includes Fulbright Scholars, University of Missouri Curators' Professors (the university's highest teaching distinction) and many recipients of awards for outstanding research and teaching.
  • Faculty and staff members in the College have a broad base of knowledge about different majors and enjoy the challenge of helping students explore their options to find the best fit.

General Studies

(816) 235-1148

Contact us

UMKC Office of Admissions
120 Administrative Center
University of Missouri-Kansas City
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
(816) 235-1111
Individuals with speech or hearing impairments may
call Relay Missouri at:
1-800-735-2966 (TT)
1-800-735-2466 (voice)


Visit us

Contact the UMKC Welcome Center at 816-235-UMKC (8652), or toll-free at 1-800-775-UMKC (8652), and we'll arrange a guided campus tour and a meeting with faculty and staff.