The University of Kansas City was chartered in 1929, and one year later, Kansas City businessman and philanthropist William Volker donated 41 acres to the university. In 1931, Volker acquired and donated the Dickey mansion, which would house the first library, classrooms, cafeteria and administrative offices. In 1963 UKC became a part of the University of Missouri System. Since then, UMKC has continued to expand and is now a public research university focused on urban issues.
UMKC offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and certificates from the following colleges and schools:
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Conservatory of Music and Dance
- Henry W. Bloch School of Management
- Honors College
- School of Biological Sciences
- School of Computing and Engineering
- School of Dentistry
- School of Education
- School of Law
- School of Medicine
- School of Nursing and Health Studies
- School of Pharmacy
- School of Graduate Studies
- University College
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Sector Of Institution:Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation:Not applicable
Highest Level Of Offering:Doctor's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:5,948
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