University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, USA

Warrensburg, USA


History, Affiliation & Rankings

The University of Central Missouri is a public university located in Warrensburg, Missouri. It was founded in 1871 as a training school for teachers and was named Warrensburg Teachers College. After years of transformation, in 20066, the university name was changed to the University of Central Missouri and isaccredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The U.S News and World Reportand Princeton Review consistently rankUCM among the top regional universities in the Midwest. In the 2022 edition of the ranking, the university has been ranked 16th in its Midwest regional spot as a Top Public School. Additionally, College Factual named the university as a Top College for Veterans (top 5%).

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

University of Central Missouri (UCM) campuses are located in Warrensburg, 50 miles southeast of Kansas City in the United States. It also has an online presence at Whiteman Air Force Base. Degree programmes at UCM are offered under four colleges namelyCollege of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences, College of Health, Science, and Technology, College of Education and Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies. In total, the university offers 150 majors and minor courses, 37 graduate programmes and 32 professional accreditations courses. The online courses and undergraduate completion and graduate degree programmes at UCM are offered at UCM-Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The success and achievements of students and faculty at UCM is remarkable. The university recognises talents and encourages them to do great things. The assistant professor and program coordinator for Career and Technical Education in the School of Professional Education and Leadership UCM has been named winner of the National Academic Advising Associations Outstanding Advising Award in 2021. The online Master of Science in Education (MSE) in Elementary Education Curriculum and Instruction offered at UCM has been ranked No. 1 in the US by The alumni community of UCM, comprising more than 100,000 students worldwide, are an important part of the university and their contribution to the university is significant for the growth and development of the university. The UCM Alumni Foundation has awarded over $157,000 to the university through itsOpportunity Grants Program.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

UCM enrols more than 11,000 students from around the world. Around 720 students from around 35 countries study at the university forming a rich diversity of the community. The Graduate & International Student Services at UCM provides all facilities and support students like housing, medical care, employment, non-immigrant status as well as personal assistance. 96% of students who complete their studies at UCM say that the universitys academic program has helped them achieve their career goals. The career success rate of UCM is around 95% which is measured on the basis of the number of graduates who get a job or get enrolled in higher education within six months after completion of studies. The Career Services Center at UCM further helps students explore career options, internships and full-time job opportunities based on their skills and knowledge.

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University of Central Missouri Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $15,480 (2021-22)

Masters: $19,590(2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring &Summer

Average GPA Requirement


Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT- 1030-1050;ACT- 20;IELTS- 6.0;TOEFL- 92;GRE- 291;GMAT- 1050

Admission Requirements

Academic Transcript, SOP, LOR

Admissions Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: October 1

Summer: March 1

Percentage of International Students


Size of Campus (in acres)


Alumni Worldwide


Femaleto MaleRatio

56 : 44

Average Salary after 10 Years

$37,100 (Annual)

Campus Location

University of Central Missouri

108 W South St, Warrensburg, MO 64093, United States | 001.660.543.4092 |

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