School of Graduate Studies

  • The school is home to one of the nation's largest interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs, in which students customize their degrees from 25 disciplines and integrate different fields of study to solve global problems.
  • More than $300,000 is awarded annually to support graduate students in the areas of travel to professional conferences, research grants and fellowships. In 2012, the school endowed the Ron MacQuarrie fellowship fund, which serves graduate students with demonstrated financial need.
  • UMKC enrolls more than 3,500 graduate students, one of the largest graduate student populations in the region.