Online Admissions

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Choose Your Path. Change Your Life.

Build your knowledge, develop your skills and earn your credentials from a storied institution with innovative online programs that allow you to balance school with the rest of life. Learn more about applying to UMKC's online programs.

Your Application Options

First, you’ll need to handle some details and fill out online forms or paperwork. Explore information geared toward the type of student you are.

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First-time college students

Learn more about admissions requirements and deadlines for undergraduate online students.

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Graduate and professional students

The admissions process for graduate students looking to earn a doctorate, master's, professional degree or graduate certificate can vary by program. Explore the requirements relevant to you.

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Returning students

Been away from school for awhile and want to get back into the game? Find out if you need to reapply in order to start taking online classes from UMKC.

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Transfer students

Have you earned credits from another institution? Look up admissions requirements for transfer students and find out more about transfering your credits.

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Applying from outside Missouri

UMKC is unable to accept online students from certain states; or in some cases, unable to accept online students in certain programs due to state regulations of online education. Learn more about state authorization requirements.

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Applying from outside the U.S.?

International students may have special requirements for admission. Plan to apply early so you have enough time to get your materials together. If you are applying as a graduate student, you’ll need to find out if your degree is recognized by a regional accrediting agency. Learn more about applying as an international student.

International students

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Information for veterans

UMKC proudly serves veterans, active-duty service members, National Guard, reservists and their families. If you belog to one of these groups, you may be eligible for benefits, including a tution discount, tuition credit and scholarships. Our online programs and support services are designed to help you meet your educational goals while fitting in with your busy life.

Veterans benefits

Veterans resources

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Nondegree-seeking students

Are you interested in a particular course or topic but don't want to commit to earning a degree? Or maybe you want to test the waters before deciding to enroll in a specific program? Explore your options for applying as a nondegree-seeking student and see if UMKC is the right place to continue your education.

Nondegree-seeking students

Have Questions?

Please reach out to our Office of Admissions where advisors can help you find the answers you're looking for.

Office of Admissions Email: admissions@umkc.edu Phone: 800-775-8652