Special Admission Application Process

As a special admission student, you hold a unique status with academic pursuits outside of the general student types at UMKC.

Application options

Review and follow the instructions based on your applicant type.

Completing the application process does not serve as a statement of acceptance or admission to the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Review these requirements:

  • The high school you attend participates in the program
  • Students are admitted based on academic standards that exceed those required for admission from high school
  • Students are admitted on an individual basis; an interview may be required
  • Admissions are limited and are subject to the space available in, and completion of prerequisites for, the desired course(s)

Application options:

 

Review these requirements:

  • Students can apply for admission based on the General Educational Development (GED) or High School Equivalency (HISET) tests
  • The GED or HISET scores must be passing in each area
  • GED or HISET students must submit a 24 ACT composite. (Student can petition to have the ACT waived if they have been out of high school more than 5 years.)
  • Students not meeting these criteria may be considered for provisional admission as a mature adult

Items needed to complete your application process:

  • Official ACT and/or SAT scores or an official ACT waiver. The UMKC ACT code is 2380. The UMKC SAT code is 6872.
  • GED or HISET score
  • Official high school transcript with ACT or SAT scores posted. Transcripts are considered official if they are received in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to the Office of Admissions through Parchment, eScrip-Safe, or directly from the National Student Clearing House or Joint Service Transcripts (JST).
  • Official college transcript/s if applicable. Transcripts are considered official if they are received in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to the Office of Admissions through either Parchment or eScrip-Safe.

Apply to UMKC:

  • To submit the application, you will be prompted to pay the nonrefundable application processing fee or request approval for a fee waiver.

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Fill out a Petition for Exception Form

Items needed to complete your application process:

  • Official transcript reflecting completion of 17 units of core college-preparatory curriculum or certification of GED
  • Official ACT/SAT scores. The UMKC ACT code is 2380. The UMKC SAT code is 6872.

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For more information about the program and their admissions process, visit the Propel website.