University of Missouri Kansas City
United States of America
Established in 1933, the University of Missouri (also known as UMKC) is a public research university located in Kansas City, Missouri. It has two campuses in Kansas City: Volker Campus which is otherwise called as the main campus and Hospital Hill Campus. UMKC is one of four system campuses that collectively constitute the University of Missouri.
The university comprises of 15 schools and colleges such as the College of Arts and Sciences, the Conservatory of Music and Dance, the Henry W. Bloch School of Management, the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Computing and Engineering, the School of Dentistry, the School of Education, the School of Law, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Graduate Studies, University College and University Libraries and the School of Education. UMKC offers more than 120 academic programs including master’s degree. The most popular programs at the University of Missouri--Kansas City are Business/Commerce; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Chemistry, General; and Psychology. It follows a semester based academic calendar.
University of Missouri Kansas City has a student population of more than 16,600 of which over 11,200 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. It has a student to faculty ratio of 14:1 and the acceptance rate of 62%.
The Princeton Review has named the University of Missouri–Kansas City a "Best Value" public university, for the three consecutive years. In 2017, the Niche Ratings ranked UMKC 112th in ‘Best Public Universities’ category. Its programmes in Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Business, Biology and Education also received notable distinctions.
Notable Alumni: Charles Evans Whittaker (Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court), Harry S. Truman (American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States), Donald Martin Fehr (Executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association)
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