Attending UMKC as an international student is a sound investment in your future. We offer several opportunities to make it more affordable.

2023-2024 Academic Year Cost Estimates

Estimates are based on full-time enrollment in 24 credit hours for undergraduate students and 18 credit hours for graduate students for one academic year (fall and spring). Professional program fees and tuition cost estimates are not included in this table.

Degree Program Cost Estimates

Undergraduate programs Graduate programs
Nursing Computer science, engineering and information technology Dental hygiene All other bachelor's degree programs All master's and doctorate programs
Tuition and fees $28,576 $27,352 $26,920 $26,560 $23,410
Living expenses (rent, utilities, transportation and groceries) $16,416 $16,416 $16,416 $16,416 $16,416
Other expenses (health insurance, textbooks, fees for international students) $3,684 $3,684 $3,684 $3,684 $3,684
Total estimated costs* $48,676 $47,452 $47,020 $46,660 $43,510

This is the total amount, before scholarships or assistantships, that will be printed on your Form I-20 (or Form DS-2019). 

Professional program tuition and fee estimates

There may be additional fees for international students enrolled in one of our professional programs.

Ways to Help Pay for Your Program

Additional Financial Resources