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SPECIAL ADMISSION

As a special admission student, you hold a unique status with academic pursuits outside of UMKC's general student type.

 

Application Options

Applying as a dual credit high school student

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 instructions

Applying as a GED high school equivalency student

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. UMKC's ACT code is 2380. UMKC's 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.

 

Complete and submit the general UMKC Application

 

To submit either application, you will be prompted to pay the non-refundable application processing fee or request approval for a fee waiver.

 

Fill out a Petition for Exception Form

Applying as a home schooled student

Read UMKC's Requirements for Freshmen Student Admission


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. UMKC's ACT code is 2380. UMKC's SAT code is 6872.

 

Choose your path for applying to UMKC

Incoming freshmen can apply one of two ways to UMKC. Applicants can choose to use the UMKC Application or the Common Application. UMKC does not give preference to one application over the other. To submit either application, you will be prompted to pay the non-refundable application processing fee or request approval for a fee waiver.

Please choose only one application and continue using that application throughout the entire process.

The Freshman application deadline for the Fall 2017 semester has passed. We are only accepting Freshman applications for 2018 (Spring, Summer or Fall semesters).

 

Check Application Status

 

 

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


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