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University of Central Missouri is a public institution situated in Warrensburg, Missouri. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Warrensburg draws many to the area.

151 Undergraduate Degrees
44 Graduate Degrees
$21,829 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
84% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Central Missouri?

Location of University of Central Missouri

Contact details for UCM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 108 W South Street, Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4111

How Do I Get Into UCM?

You can apply to UCM online at:

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?

84% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
0% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 84%, UCM may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

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 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of Central Missouri  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Central Missouri  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Central Missouri  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford University of Central Missouri?

$21,829 Net Price
64% Take Out Loans
8.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UCM is $21,829. 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UCM, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $6,365 a year. That adds up to $25,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UCM is 8.5%. 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

6,688 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,904 undergraduate students at UCM, with 6,688 being full-time and 2,216 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UCM

There are also 2,325 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,688 full-time undergraduates at UCM, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UCM

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UCM Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 55
Black or African American 635
Hispanic or Latino 334
White 5,079
International Students 183
Other Races/Ethnicities 402

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

1,142 Took All Classes Online
4,337 Took At Least One Class Online
-6.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 14 master’s degree programs available online at UCM. In 2017-2018, 4,337 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.


This school is the 7th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UCM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Central Missouri was -6.4%. This is the #1,761 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
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #64
Registered Nursing #423

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 Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 151 0 151
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 44 44
TOTAL 151 44 195


*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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