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 5,056 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,375 including undergraduate students.

University of Missouri-Kansas City 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)
Address5100 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone816-235-1000
Webhttps://www.umkc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.umkc.edu/apply
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 5,056 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,375 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 86 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Missouri-Kansas City Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,803
$11,745 for Missouri Residents
Student Population5,056
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs86 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio15 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 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.
Missouri-Kansas City 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Missouri Residents$11,745
Out-of-State$27,803
Tuition per Credit Hour
Missouri Residents$423
Out-of-State$1,092
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 at Missouri-Kansas City
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Missouri graduate tuition is $16,756 (public) / $13,666 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Missouri Graduate Schools$8,957$14,833
Public$8,957$16,756
Private$13,666
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 Costs
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

Graduate Programs at Missouri-Kansas City

University of Missouri-Kansas City offers 99 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, 1,639 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 Degree541962
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship100114
Doctor's degree - other40491
Post Bachelor's Degree102
Post Master's Degree30070
Total9911,639
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 11 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 136 completers.
University of Missouri-Kansas City offers 99 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,639 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 962 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 491 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 70 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 [+] 178 completers-
Computer Science178-
Education [+] 96 completers-
Education3-
Curriculum and Instruction27$43,900
Educational Leadership and Administration20$40,900
Educational Evaluation and Research4-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services26$38,000
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Music Teacher Education7-
Reading Teacher Education8-
Engineering [+] 129 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering99-
Mechanical Engineering18-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Legal Studies [+] 22 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies18-
Tax Law/Taxation4-
English Language And Literature [+] 16 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Creative Writing12-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 5 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)6-
Biostatistics8-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics4-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)3-
Physical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)4-
Physics6-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 11 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration11-
Human Services [+] 98 completers-
0-
Public Administration29$46,700
Social Work69$41,500
Social Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics21-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Political Science and Government1-
Sociology0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 75 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2$28,100
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology14-
Directing and Theatrical Production8-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation7-
Music11$32,000
Music History, Literature, and Theory4-
Music Performance23-
Music Theory and Composition4-
Conducting2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 91 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology5-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist5-
Anesthesiologist Assistant12-
Physician Assistant17-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse52$97,300
Business [+] 166 completers$69,900
Business/Commerce106$69,900
Accounting43$56,800
Finance17$64,900
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total962
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 39 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)39-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology4-
Counseling Psychology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 20 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance12-
Music Theory and Composition4-
Conducting4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science2-
Nursing Practice37-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (other)1-
Total114
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 360 completers-
Dentistry114-
Medicine110-
Pharmacy136-
Total491
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Music Performance2-
Total2
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
African-American/Black Studies1-
Disability Studies3-
Education [+] 29 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)10-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Engineering [+] 2 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biostatistics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology2-
Holocaust and Related Studies0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy0-
Ethics1-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
0-
Public Administration4-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Endodontics/Endodontology2-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology3-
Periodontics/Periodontology2-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)5-
Medical Scientist0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing2-
Nursing Education0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Statistics0-
Total70

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 16,375 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

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