University of Missouri-Kansas City Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of Missouri-Kansas City? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,777 out of 4,428 applicants or 63% were admitted making University of Missouri-Kansas City a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of Missouri Kansas City typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,733 1,695 4,428
Accepted 1,771 1,006 2,777
Acceptance Rate 65% 59% 63%
Enrolled 645 404 1,049
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 40% 38%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Missouri Kansas City and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of Missouri-Kansas City regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Missouri Kansas City.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 945. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1275 out of 1600. 5 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1110 1440
SAT Reading 560 700
SAT Math 550 740
ACT Composite 21 28
ACT English 20 30
ACT Math 20 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >76%
24 to 28 Avg + 63%-76%
21 to 24 Avg - 52%-63%
18 to 21 Reach 41%-52%
Less than 18 Low <41%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1440 and Above Good >74%
1275 to 1440 Avg + 63%-74%
1110 to 1275 Avg - 50%-63%
945 to 1110 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 945 Low <37%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. 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.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 26% Good
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 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Missouri Kansas City and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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