The University of Central Missouri transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, nation and world. UCM prepares i...
The University of Central Missouri transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, nation and world. UCM prepares its students to be successful in the fast-changing world by providing them with hands-on learning opportunities that broaden their perspective and deepen their educational experience.\\Founded in 1871, UCM began its history as a normal school for teacher preparation. Central Missouri remains committed to preparing our students to excel as they enter the professional world as the teachers, business professionals, scientists, artists and aviators of tomorrow. The picturesque, residential campus is located 35 miles southeast of the Kansas City metro in Warrensburg, MO.\\Publicly supported, richly diverse in people and programs, UCM offers a remarkable educational experience.
Not only does University of Central Missouri (UCM) offer diverse
academics with a large number of career-related programs, educational
programs and numerous centers of research, the school also boasts a high
success rate with graduates.
The more than 11,000 students who attend UCM have more than 130 programs
of study from which to choose. Whether it's Teacher Education, Fine Arts,
Law, foreign language, Literature, Accounting or Social Work, UCM has it.
UCM goes even a step beyond that. Over 25 centers of research, studying
everything from African-American Studies to Environmental Science to
Communication Disorders can be found on campus. Serving as opportunities
to do research and engage in local partnerships, these centers complete
the academic experience at UCM.
In addition to providing rich academics, UCM aims to foster success among
its graduates with the hope of helping them find employment after
UCM offers student loans as well as other forms of traditional financial
aid including grants, work-study and scholarships to qualifying students
who need help paying for tuition.
To be deemed eligible for admissions, UCM will weigh the following
criteria: GPA, standardized test scores, and Combined Percentile Index or
See the university's website or contact the admissions office for more
information on how to calculate CPI.