University of Missouri-Kansas City Graduate Schools

University of Missouri-Kansas City (referred to as Missouri-Kansas City) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kansas City, MO. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Missouri-Kansas City is $11,745 for Missouri residents and $27,803 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,120 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,147 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Missouri-Kansas City (referred to as Missouri-Kansas City) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kansas City, MO. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1938 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Missouri-Kansas City Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City (Missouri-Kansas City)
Address5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone816-235-1000
Webhttps://www.umkc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.umkc.edu/admissions/apply/index.html
Financial Infohttps://finaid.umkc.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Missouri-Kansas City is $11,745 for Missouri residents and $27,803 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,120 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,147 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 132 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,803
$11,745 for Missouri Residents
Student Population5,120
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs132 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Missouri-Kansas City is $11,745 for Missouri residents and $27,803 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $423 for Missouri residents and $1,092 for out-of-state students.
University of Missouri-Kansas City offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Missouri-Kansas City offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Missouri-Kansas City is $11,745 for Missouri residents and $27,803 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.13% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,048$1,339$23,067$1,339
2018-2019$9,238$1,367$23,849$1,367
2019-2020$9,542$1,464$24,636$1,464
2020-2021$9,761$1,497$25,202$1,497
2021-2022$10,152$1,593$26,210$1,593
The graduate school tuition & fees of Missouri-Kansas City is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Missouri. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Missouri graduate tuition is $16,815 (public) / $13,711 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Missouri-Kansas City$11,745$27,803
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Missouri Graduate Schools$12,458$14,867
Public$9,149$16,815
Private$13,711
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,446 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Missouri-Kansas City. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.46% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,202. Off-campus living costs are increased by 8.42% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,026$3,490$9,922$4,210
2018-2019$11,498$3,514$10,314$4,226
2019-2020$11,796$3,848$10,626$4,552
2020-2021$11,748$3,556$10,714$4,230
2021-2022$11,992$3,994$11,748$4,454
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $423 for Missouri residents and $1,092 for other students at University of Missouri-Kansas City. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.00% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$377$973
2018-2019$385$994
2019-2020$398$1,027
2020-2021$407$1,050
2021-2022$423$1,092
The law school tuition at University of Missouri-Kansas City is $21,195 for Missouri residents and $40,188 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $27,317 for Missouri residents and $52,270 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Missouri-Kansas City.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Missouri-Kansas City
Missouri ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$36,578$1,725$72,900$1,725
Medicine$24,954$2,363$49,907$2,363
Pharmacy$25,824$1,692$56,780$1,692
Law$19,503$1,692$38,496$1,692

Graduate Programs at Missouri-Kansas City

University of Missouri-Kansas City offers 110 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,584 students have completed their study at University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Offered Degrees at University of Missouri-Kansas City
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree603892
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship121138
Doctor's degree - other40477
Post Bachelor's Degree201
Post Master's Degree32976
Total110131,584
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Missouri-Kansas City by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 18 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer Science program with 178 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 149 completers.
University of Missouri-Kansas City offers 110 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,584 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 892 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 477 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 76 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 144 completers-
Computer Science144-
Education [+] 114 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction15$43,900
Educational Leadership and Administration36$40,900
Educational Evaluation and Research7-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services31$38,000
Secondary Education and Teaching11-
Music Teacher Education5-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Engineering [+] 82 completers-
Civil Engineering21-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering46-
Mechanical Engineering15-
Electrical and Computer Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 16 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies13-
Tax Law/Taxation3-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Creative Writing8-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology0-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)8-
Biostatistics7-
Bioinformatics0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics4-
Statistics0-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Geosciences0-
Physical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Chemistry2-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)6-
Physics12-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 8 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration8-
Human Services [+] 79 completers-
Public Administration28$46,700
Social Work51$41,500
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9-
Political Science and Government7-
Sociology1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 85 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5$28,100
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology10-
Directing and Theatrical Production0-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music8$32,000
Music History, Literature, and Theory4-
Music Performance42-
Music Theory and Composition5-
Conducting2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 120 completers-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology4-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist3-
Anesthesiologist Assistant12-
Physician Assistant21-
Health Professions Education0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse80$97,300
Business [+] (1 completers) 165 completers$69,900
Business/Commerce118$69,900
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting31$56,800
Finance16$64,900
Real Estate0-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total892
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Education6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 44 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)44-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology4-
Counseling Psychology5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Music Performance11-
Music Theory and Composition4-
Conducting1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 63 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$168,400
Nursing Science10-
Nursing Practice53-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (other)0-
Total138
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 127 completers-
Law127-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 350 completers-
Dentistry104-
Medicine112-
Pharmacy134-
Total477
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
College/Postsecondary/University Teaching0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Music Performance1-
Total1
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African-American/Black Studies0-
Education [+] (1 completers) 34 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration18-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)10-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Engineering [+] 2 completers-
Civil Engineering2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biostatistics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Gerontology1-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies0-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Educational Psychology1-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Public Administration1-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography9-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Music Performance6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (8 completers) 21 completers-
Advanced General Dentistry0-
Endodontics/Endodontology2-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology3-
Periodontics/Periodontology2-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)4-
Medical Scientist0-
Health Professions Education0-
0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing1-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing1-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing7-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Statistics0-
Construction Management0-
Total76

Graduate Student Population at Missouri-Kansas City

For academic year 2021-2022, total 5,120 students enrolled into University of Missouri-Kansas City graduate schools where it has total 16,147 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,868 full-time and 2,252 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,141 male and 2,979 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,1202,1412,979
Full-time2,8681,2591,609
Part-tme2,2528821,370
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,126 White (61.05%), 382 Black/African American (7.46%), 260 Hispanic (5.08%), 486 Asian (9.49%), and 866 students with other races. 546 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,1202,1412,979
American Indian/Native American1679
Asian486191295
Black/African American382138244
Hispanic260113147
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White3,1261,2321,894
Two More1405981
Un-Known1618081
Non-resident Alien546319227
University of Missouri-Kansas City offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,847 graduate students (36.07% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,556 graduate students (30.39% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,120
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,847
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,556
Not in Online Courses1,717
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Missouri-Kansas City. 1,803 students are aged 20 to 24 (35.21% of total students), 9 students are aged below 20 (0.18%), 192 students are aged above 50 (3.75%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,1202,1412,979
Age 18-19945
Age 20-2126494170
Age 22-241,539620919
Age 25-291,563678885
Age 30-34769346423
Age 35-39409185224
Age 40-49375146229
Age 50-6417661115
Over 641679

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