University of Missouri-Kansas City Profile

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is a public university located in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. It is a part of the University of Missouri System.

The University has the following academic divisions: College of Arts and Sciences; Conservatory of Music and Dance; Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration; School of Biological Sciences; School of Computing and Engineering; School of Dentistry; School of Education; School of Law; School of Medicine; School of Nursing; School of Pharmacy; School of Graduate Studies.

The University of Missouri - Kansas City is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. The UMKC Conservatory of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Certification Board for Music Therapists. The Division of Dental Hygiene is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Missouri-Kansas City is listed among Tier 2 National Universities by US News & World Report 2011.

- UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration's Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IEI) was recognized as having one of the top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the country by The Princeton Review (seventh annual ranking).

- The University of Missouri-Kansas City has been ranked as one of the top 25 “Best Neighbor” universities in the nation for its positive contributions to the community.

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