The acceptance rate at University of Missouri-Kansas City is 63%. It ranks #12 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Missouri-Kansas City is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,574 out of 5,672 applicants were admitted.
The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1000/1315 ACT 20/28). University of Missouri Kansas City typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.48. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City application fee is $45 and applications are due by Jul 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Missouri Kansas City. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 7% of students submitted SAT scores and 93% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||495|
|SAT Math 25th||505|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||635|
|SAT Math 75th||680|
|SAT Composite 75th||1315|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Missouri Kansas City?
University of Missouri Kansas City typically prefers applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. University of Missouri-Kansas City ranks #12 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1315 and Above||Good||>74%|
|1157 to 1315||Avg +||63%-74%|
|1000 to 1157||Avg -||50%-63%|
|843 to 1000||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 843||Low||<37%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>74%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||63%-74%|
|20 to 24||Avg -||50%-63%|
|16 to 20||Reach||37%-50%|
|Less than 16||Low||<37%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Missouri Kansas City?
Applicants require 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 3.48 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 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 63% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||24.17%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||18.69%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||14.48%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||11.64%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||13.5%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||3.42%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.1%||Reach|
|less than 1.00||0%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
52% 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||30%|
|Top 25% of class||52%|
|Top 50% of class||86%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||29%||30%|
Applicants have 2 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Missouri Kansas City is $45.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Missouri Kansas City and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|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.
7% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Missouri-Kansas City. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
63% 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 1000 and 1315. 7% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 28. 93% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.