Welcome to UMKC! We are excited for your student to join our welcoming and diverse community of UMKC Kangaroos.

Transitioning to college is a big step in your student's journey. And we want you to feel comfortable and confident in their decision to attend UMKC.

Our faculty and staff are focused on your student's success, both inside and outside the classroom. We provide several resources, like Academic Support and Mentoring, to empower students to accomplish their goals. Their success is our success. Partnering together, we hope to empower our students with the knowledge and skills they need to craft the career of their dreams.

As you help your student to prepare for life at college, please don't hesitate to reach out to our offices with any questions you may have.

Perks of Being a Roo

There are a lot of reasons our students love UMKC, and we've compiled a list of the perks they mention the most.

A Decade as Top Program for the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies

U.S. News & World Report ranks online graduate programs

UMKC Partners With Cottey College to Offer More STEM Degrees to Women

The partnership with the women's college expands access to in-demand degree fields.

UMKC International Student Means Business

Stephanie Ho a UMKC student in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management is working to be the first member of her family to earn a college degree in the United States.

UMKC to Offer New Biomedical Engineering Degrees

Students have the option to earn bachelor's and master's degrees through this exciting new program

UMKC School of Law Mock Trial Team Wins First Place at Prosecutor's Cup

The team beat out several other Missouri law schools

Law School Recognized for Helping Students Manage the Cost of Their Education

AccessLex proves to be a valuable resource for UMKC law students

“This experience prepares me for global opportunities with interpersonal and management skills to work in an international environment.”

Stephanie Ho '23