Exchange students participate in a reciprocal exchange program between UMKC and their home university for one or two semesters.

Exchange Students

UMKC is a member of the Mid America Universities International (MAUI) – Utrecht student exchange consortium, among others. We have reciprocal student exchange agreements with more than 30 universities.  You must be enrolled at and nominated by an exchange partner university to be eligible to study as an exchange student at UMKC.

Degree-seeking international students

International students seeking a degree from UMKC apply to the International Student Affairs Office (ISAO) for admission.

About Kansas City

With around 2 million people, Kansas City is home to one of the fastest growing job markets in the Midwest and several Fortune 500 companies. The city is well known for its contributions to the musical styles of jazz and blues as well as to cuisine, notably Kansas City-style barbecue.

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About UMKC

At the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), an entire city is your campus, extending your academic and personal pursuits beyond the norm of typical universities. A part of Kansas City’s thriving urban core, UMKC brings together its students and the city it calls home. Not only does UMKC offer an amazing educational experience with top-notch faculty, teaching skills that go directly from the classroom to the real world, but also the convenience of big city living without the outrageous price tag.

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