Expand your horizons by joining a diverse campus community in the heart of a growing city. Show you're ready to become a Roo and apply today!

Find Your Program

Ignite new interests, strengthen your talents and start your path to a rewarding career at Kansas City's only public urban research university.

How to Apply

  1. Learn more about our degree programs by using the Program Finder
  2. Take an English proficiency exam, if required
  3. Write your statement of purpose
  4. Graduate students should contact their desired program and the School of Graduate Studies
  5. Apply for admission, pay a non-refundable $75 USD application fee and submit application documents
  6. Check your application status
  7. Have your official test scores sent to UMKC and request your previous institutions send all of your official academic records to us

Let us know if you have any questions. We're here to help you with your application. Email us or call us at +1 816 235 1113.

Your Safety Is Our Priority

UMKC has one of the lowest rates of serious crime of any university in the country and fewer drug- and alcohol-related crimes than most other colleges and universities because we take health and safety seriously.

Learn about safety at UMKC