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University of Missouri-Kansas City Tuition & Cost

Kansas City, Missouri

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Missouri Resident Sticker Price
$26,421
In State Costs for University of Missouri Kansas City
Fee Cost
Tuition$8,392
Books and Supplies$862
Other Fees$1,523
Room and Board $11,796
Other Expenses Budget$3,848
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$41,109
Out of State Costs for University of Missouri Kansas City
Fee Cost
Tuition$23,080
Books and Supplies$862
Other Fees$1,523
Room and Board $11,796
Other Expenses Budget$3,848

Residents of Missouri pay an annual total price of $26,421 to attend University of Missouri Kansas City on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $8,392 for tuition, $11,796 room and board, $862 for books and supplies and $1,523 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $41,109 which is 55.6% higher than Missouri residents. The tuition charge is $23,080 while room and board is $11,796, books and supplies are $862 and other fees come in at $1,523.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Missouri Kansas City when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$14,921
Net Price by Income University of Missouri Kansas City
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,065
$30,001 to $48,000$12,553
$48,001 to $75,000$14,571
$75,001 to $110,000$17,241
$110,000+$18,035

The average reported annual net price for University of Missouri Kansas City for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,921 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

85% of full-time undergrad University of Missouri Kansas City received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,935 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 47% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,188 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $14,775.

Finanical Aid University of Missouri Kansas City
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,935 85%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,400 73%
Pell Grants $4,753 38%
Other Federal Grants $1,432 1%
State and Local Grants $2,221 39%
Federal Student Loans $5,188 47%
Other Student Loans $14,775 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Missouri Kansas City, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $77,260. The loan balance of $77,260 is a four year multiple of the $19,315 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $737 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $77,260
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $737.15
Total Interest Paid $11,197.47
Sum of All Loan Payments $88,457.47

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$105,684
Year Missouri Residents Non Residents
1 $26,421 $41,109
2 $27,978 $43,532
3 $29,627 $46,097
4 $31,373 $48,814

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Missouri Kansas City to be $105,684 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Missouri Kansas City
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Missouri Residents $300 $900 $1,200
Out of State Residents $824 $2,472 $3,296

Estimated cost for a class at University of Missouri Kansas City based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Missouri Kansas City versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Missouri Kansas City Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178402 IPEDS survey data for University of Missouri Kansas City.