Costs and Aid

Breaking Down the Cost Barrier

You don't have to let cost stand between you and an education that takes you where you want to go. Learn more about program costs and explore financial aid options, such as tuition discounts, scholarships and loans that can make earning your education more affordable.

Costs and Aid

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Tuition and fees

Get a clear picture of the costs and fees associated with the program you're interested in so you can plan accordingly and avoid surprises.

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Financial aid

Planning to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree through one of our online programs? You may be eligible for loans and grants that can lighten your financial load. Find out how to apply.

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Scholarships and awards

UMKC offers scholarships and awards that can reduce the cost of your education. Staff and their dependents may also be eligible for tuition assistance. Learn more.

Payment Resources

Payment options

Ready to pay for your courses? UMKC let's you pay via credit card, personal check, cashier’s check or money order. Explore payment details through UMKC Cashiers.
Payment options

Refunds and fee reassessments

Need to drop a course or withdraw from UMKC? Find out if you're eligible for a full or partial refund or a reduced bill.
Refunds and fee assessments

Contact Us

Financial Aid and Scholarships Email: finaid@umkc.edu Phone: 816-235-1154

Cashiers Office Email: cashiers@umkc.edu Phone: 816-235-1365