UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - ADMISSION

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University of Missouri Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

The University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC) invites applications for Fall or Spring sessions. The university enrols more than 16,000 students each year. Currently, the university offers many undergraduate courses and more than 50 graduate degrees at the master’s, educational specialist and doctoral levels, plus a number of graduate certificates. Field of study available at the university are Accounting, Anthropology, Astronomy, Bioethics, Bioinformation, Art history and Architectural Studies.

In fall 2018-19 admissions, the university received 6378 applications out of which 3602 applicants were offered admission making an acceptance rate of 56.4%.

Highlights

Application PortalUG - futureroo.umkc.edu
PG - Graduate school of Missouri
Application Fee (non-refundable)75 USD
Acceptance rate64%
Average SAT score1090
Average ACT score24
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring
Work ExperienceRequired for Business Programs
Financial AidWork-Study, Loans, Grants, and Scholarships

University of Missouri-Kansas City Admission Deadlines

The applicants are advised to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission:

Term/SemesterDeadline
Undergraduate applicants
FallJune 15
SpringNovember 1
Graduate applicants
FallDecember 5

University of Missouri-Kansas City International Student Admissions

The admission process for international applicants is the same as that for US applicants. However, international applicants have to meet additional requirements. Also, they have to carefully review their visa process.

Admission Requirements - Academic records/transcripts, English Proficiency Test Scores, Personal statement, Test scores (ACT/SAT/GMAT/GRE)

In the personal statement, the applicants need to describe their educational goals and why they want to study in UMKC.

Supporting Documents - Passport, Statement of Finance, Affidavit of Support, Letter of recommendation (mandatory) Resume, Letter of Intent or Statement of Purpose

Departmental requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements, some departments require a separate departmental application, portfolio, audition or interview.

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International applicants can submit the TOEFL and/or IELTS scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the university are given below. However, applicants must note that several departments may different score requirements.

TestMinimum required score
TOEFL-iBT80
TOEFL-CBT213
TOEFL-PBT550
IELTS6.0

Scores should not be older than 2 years.

Visa Process for International Students

  • International applicants will be issued Form I-20 or DS-2019 from the university
  • Applicants will need to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20 or DS-2019:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
    • Sponsor letter, if applicable
  • Complete the I-20 or DS-2019 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview.

University of Missouri-Kansas City Undergraduate Admissions

University offers a variety of undergraduate courses to all the applicants. The basic admission

process for all the courses is the same.

Where to Apply - futureroo.umkc.edu

Application Fee - 75 USD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
    • SAT code: 6872
    • ACT code: 2380
  • Proof of residency
  • Guidance counsellor’s recommendation
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants

Admission to UMKC is based on the high school curriculum and a combination of ACT or SAT/class rank. For students attending high schools that do not rank, GPA will be used in admission decisions.

University of Missouri-Kansas City Graduate Admissions

The university of Missouri offers more than 50 graduate degrees at the master’s, educational specialist and doctoral levels, plus a number of graduate certificates. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same.

Requirements of some popular graduate programs are given below – 

Application Fee: 75 USD

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBA (Part-time and executive)futureroo.umkc.eduFall: December 5Statement of Purpose, Work Experience, Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts, GRE/GMAT, ResumeTOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
TOEFL-CBT: 213
IELTS: 6.0
MS in Computer Scienceinfo.umkc.eduFall: Domestic – June 1
International – January 15;
Spring – 
Domestic – November 1
International – October 1 of the preceding year
Statement of Purpose, Work and Research Experience, Essay, Official Transcripts, GRE, Resume GPA - 3.0TOEFL-iBT: 79
TOEFL-PBT: 550
TOEFL-CBT: 213
IELTS: 6.5
MS in Electrical Engineeringinfo.umkc.eduFall – January 15,
Spring – October 1 of the preceding year
Statement of Purpose, 3 Letters of Recommendation, Official Transcripts, GRE, ResumeTOEFL-iBT: 79
TOEFL-PBT: 550
TOEFL-CBT: 213
IELTS: 6.5
MS in MathematicsGraduate Application PortalFall – December 5Statement of Purpose; 2 Letters of Recommendation; Official Transcripts; GRE; Resume;TOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
TOEFL-CBT: 213
IELTS: 6.0
MS in EconomicsGraduate Application PortalFall – December 5Statement of Purpose; 3 Letters of Recommendation; Official Transcripts; GRE; Resume;TOEFL-iBT: 80
TOEFL-PBT: 550
TOEFL-CBT: 213
IELTS: 6.0

The admissions at the University of Missouri are considered to be selective. The university’s admission office reviews the applicants on not just their qualifications but also how they have challenged themselves in the past.

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