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Your at-a-glance guide to academics, student life and the city we call home.


  • Total enrollment: 16,000+
  • 40% of students identify as international, mixed race or a member of a minority group
  • 1,400+ international students from 85+ countries


  • 125+ academic areas
  • Average class size: 26
  • Faculty-student ratio: 1:14


Student Life

  • 300+ student organizations
  • Students study abroad in 60+ countries
  • UMKC is Kansas City's only NCAA Division I university
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Kansas City

  • #2 of "10 U.S. cities with high-paying jobs and low cost of living"
  • One of "20 cool cities you should check out before everyone else does"
  • One of the "30 most exciting food cities in America"


Awards and Rankings



  • 126,000+ total alumni
  • UMKC alumni live in 50 states and the District of Columbia, plus 60 countries around the world
  • More than 40% of UMKC alumni live and work in Kansas City
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