University of Missouri-Kansas City Admission RequirementsKansas City, Missouri
Chances of getting into University of Missouri Kansas City
How hard is it to get into University of Missouri-Kansas City and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,602 out of 6,378 applicants were admitted making University of Missouri-Kansas City a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. University of Missouri Kansas City typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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University of Missouri-Kansas City SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT7%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||750|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Missouri Kansas City?
University of Missouri Kansas City typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1340 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1185 to 1340||Avg +||56%-68%|
|1030 to 1185||Avg -||43%-56%|
|875 to 1030||Reach||31%-43%|
|Less than 875||Low||<31%|
University of Missouri-Kansas City ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Missouri-Kansas City?
Admission data indicates that University of Missouri-Kansas City regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Missouri Kansas City.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>70%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||56%-70%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||45%-56%|
|18 to 21||Reach||34%-45%|
|Less than 18||Low||<34%|
Avg. High School GPA3.31
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Missouri Kansas City. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Missouri Kansas City was 3.31 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Missouri-Kansas City accepts 56% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||21%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
55% of University of Missouri Kansas City freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||26%|
|Top 25% of class||55%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Bottom 50% of class||19%|
|Bottom 25% of class||5%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||36%||33%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Missouri Kansas City and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178402 IPEDS survey data for University of Missouri Kansas City.
Frequently Asked Questions
7% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Missouri-Kansas City. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
56% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Missouri-Kansas City. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1340. 7% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.