Admissions Information

Admissions and Program Information

The University of Missouri-Kansas City adheres to program integrity requirements related to the recruitment of service members and marketing practices directed toward them.

UMKC does not practice fraudulent and/or aggressive recruitment of military students for the purpose of obtaining access to military tuition assistance/ GI Bill® funds.

UMKC offers more than 125 academic areas that provide you with opportunities to explore as you craft your career. 

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Completion of programs within the schools of Dentistry, Law, Nursing and Medicine prepare students to sit for the appropriate licensure examinations in their respective fields. Completion of these programs guarantees the eligibility to apply to State Board testing but does not guarantee certification.

Academic Advising

UMKC is focused on your success as a student. All students new to UMKC are required to meet with an advisor before registering for classes. 

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Veteran Scholarships

To apply for scholarships, submit a currently enrolled scholarship application and provide a DD-214. If you are a dependent of a veteran, please provide a birth certificate. More information on our veterans scholarships can be found on the Financial Aid Scholarships website under "Currently enrolled Scholarships, competitive."

UMKC veteran scholarships include:

  • Gold Star Mothers Scholarship
  • Ken Schultz Disabled Veterans Scholarship
  • LaVerne Noyes Scholarship
  • Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship
  • Spencer C Duncan Make it Count Scholarship
  • KAMO Adventures Veteran Scholarship