Master What's Next

Turn your passions into a profession with an advanced degree or certificate from UMKC.

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Enrollment Confirmation Deadline Extended

The UMKC priority confirmation deadline for Fall 2024 has been extended to May 15 to allow for FAFSA processing.

Are You Roo Ready?

If you've earned at least one bachelor's degree, you can complete your application for an advanced degree or certificate from one of our 60-plus graduate and professional programs.

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Apply to UMKC

Applying for an advanced degree or certificate? Create an account, complete your application and pay the nonrefundable application fee through the UMKC general application. If you're pursuing a degree from an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, apply through the School of Graduate Studies.

Master's, Ph.D. and certificate application

Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program application

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Make it official

Help us verify the information you submitted on your application. Make sure to send us your transcripts, test score, if required by your program, and residency documentation by the application deadline for your program.

Submit your documents

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International admission

Admission for graduate students from outside the United States may require additional steps. Check with the International Student Affairs Office admissions page for more information.

International Student Affairs Office

Graduate and Professional Programs

Admission to your graduate program depends on the recommendation of the graduate faculty and the dean of the academic unit that offers the program. Find program-specific admission requirements, deadlines and other information through your program's graduate admissions pages.

Already Applied?

If you submitted your application and haven't heard from us yet, you can check your application status.

Ways to Fund Your Future

There are a number of ways you can get a better return on investment for your graduate degree. We offer funding and tuition discounts to those who qualify.

Graduate program cost estimates

Estimate the cost of your program along with living expenses to get an understanding of how affordable your graduate program can be.

Graduate funding

The School of Graduate Studies makes assistantships, fellowships, grants and scholarships available for graduate students and research.

Metro graduate tuition rate

Graduate students, except for those enrolled in law, medicine, dentistry and pharmacy professional programs, who live in the Kansas City Metro area can qualify for the Metro Rate.

MSEP graduate rate

Residents of nine midwestern states who are enrolled in select graduate programs are eligible for the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) discount rate. Rate comparison is for in-state tuition.

Help With Your UMKC Accounts

Instructions for setting up and using our online technology and apps.

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My Roo

We've put our most popular apps and campus information all in one place — MyRoo portal. Search by category or mark your favorites, MyRoo is your connection to the services and resources you need to succeed at UMKC.

MyRoo Portal

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