UMKC is at the heart of a thriving urban area, and the city's life and energy influence everything that happens here.
...up and coming innovation centers in America
— The Wall Street Journal
...most promising tech hubs
...best downtown in America
...cities to keep on your radar
— The Huffington Post
With more than 125 academic areas to choose from, you're sure to find one that's right for you.
Chemistry and Spanish
A college education is one of the most important investments you can make, and affordability is a top priority at UMKC. The university's tuition rates and generous scholarship program led to UMKC being recognized as a Princeton Review Best Value College in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Each year, UMKC awards more than $200 million in financial aid.
Freshman and transfer students can qualify for automatic scholarships and competitive academic and regional scholarships.
UMKC is recognized as a
by The Princeton Review
Living on campus puts you within easy walking distance of classes. All university housing is less than 10 years old.