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University of Central Missouri is a public institution situated in Warrensburg, Missouri. Warrensburg is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

$22,571 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
64% Acceptance Rate

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University of Central Missouri Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UCM.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Other Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Other Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Instructional Media Design Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Most Popular Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Central Missouri?

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Contact details for UCM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 108 W South Street, Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4111
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UCentralMO

How Do I Get Into UCM?

You can apply to UCM online at: https://www.ucmo.edu/future-students/apply-to-ucm/

Admission Requirements for UCM

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UCM?

64% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 64%, UCM does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.

Average Test Scores

About 0% of students accepted to UCM submitted their SAT scores.UCM received ACT scores from 97% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of Central Missouri  ( 18 to 24 )
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ACT Math Scores for University of Central Missouri  ( 18 to 25 )
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ACT Composite Scores for University of Central Missouri  ( 19 to 25 )
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Can I Afford University of Central Missouri?

$22,571 Net Price
56% Take Out Loans
9.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UCM is $22,571. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UCM, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $6,891 a year. That adds up to $27,564 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UCM is 9.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Central Missouri Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,009 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,629 undergraduate students at UCM, with 6,009 being full-time and 1,620 being part-time.

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There are also 2,330 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,009 full-time undergraduates at UCM, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Central Missouri students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 51
Black or African American 543
Hispanic or Latino 333
White 4,651
International Students 70
Other Races/Ethnicities 361

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at University of Central Missouri. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 67 countries are represented at UCM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal.

Online Learning at University of Central Missouri

1,270 Took All Classes Online
4,686 Took At Least One Class Online
2.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 14 master’s degree programs available online at UCM. In 2019-2020, 4,686 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UCM has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UCM

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Central Missouri was $7,322 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $13,767. The following table shows how UCM is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Trade & Industrial Teacher Education #10 #4
Other Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas #13 #10
Teacher Education #19 #10
Secondary Education #34 #34
Teacher Development & Methodology #36 #4
Elementary Education #46 #37
Instructional Media Design #67 #22
Educational/Instructional Technology #67 #22

Online Growth Rankings of UCM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Central Missouri was 2.2%. This is the #1,192 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UCM regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UCM ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UCM.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Trade & Industrial Teacher Education #22
Other Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas #26
Teacher Education #65
Other Education #87
Other Education #87
Teacher Development & Methodology #120
Elementary Education #192
Instructional Media Design #259
Educational/Instructional Technology #259
Teacher Education Subject Specific #365

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Central Missouri Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major TOTAL
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
Elementary & Middle School Administration/Principalship 0
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0
Secondary School Administration/Principalship 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0
Other Education 0
General Special Education 0
Art Education 0
Chemistry Education 0
Mathematics Education 0
Music Education 0
Physics Education 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Other Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 0
Trade & Industrial Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching 0
Secondary Education 0
Teacher Development & Methodology 0
Teacher Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0
TOTAL 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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