University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO, USA
3.70 Average Rating

Founded in 1871 as a teaching school, the University of Central Missouri is a 4-year public university with two campus locations. UCM confers bachelor’s degrees in over 150 academic programs. For students looking to spend part of their college tenure in another culture, UCM features study abroad programs in over 60 countries including New Zealand and France. Outside of the classroom, UCM fields 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Mules and Jennies. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
84%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
85%
Out-Of-State Students
11%
97%
Submitting ACT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1105
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
12,333
Total Number of Undergrads
9,801
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
47%
20-39 Students
43%
40-99 Students
8%
0
100
31%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
52%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,267
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,673
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$14,442
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$8,830
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
63%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,533
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,325
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,278

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
66%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,455
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$14,827
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$229
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
225
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
33%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
MO Mule
School Colors
Red/Black
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Kansas City
Saint Louis
Chicago
Tulsa
Omaha
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
97%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.70 Average Rating
Took a campus visit a while back and it is just breathtaking. Very suitable if you dont want a very crouded campus and a bunch of people to deal with!
Austin from Blue Springs, MO
At the University of Central Missouri has a friendly atmosphere. Everyone as soon as you step foot on the the campus you are already great with a friendly hello and people eager to assist you with anything you need. Here you are apart of a community that excepts you for who are and can challenge you the pursue your career.
Esaias from Warrensburg, MO
UCM is a great family oriented school. All the faculty and staff work well with others and students. There are many great opportunities available here at UCM.
Jennifer from Warrensburg, MO
this is a great school to attend. there are small classroom sizes and teachers who really care. this is an awesome place to make friends for life.
katie from Saint Louis, MO
UCM is the best of both worlds. You get the small town feel and the feeling of a big campus all at once. The people are friendly, the classes and teachers are personal, and everyone is always more than willing to help.
Jenny from Olathe, KS
it is a great place to live and to study. i have met lifelong friends here after only one semester. i could not imagine a better school for me.
Ryan from Shawnee, KS