The University of Kansas City was chartered in 1929, and one year later, Kansas City businessman and philanthropist William Volker donated 40.8 acres to the university. In 1931, Volker acquired and donated the Dickey mansion, which would house the first library, classrooms, cafeteria and administrative offices. UKC’s first classes began in 1933 with 17 instructors and 265 students enrolled. Currently, 16,000+ students what they love about UMKC and every person may give you a different answer. We are the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our faculty are leaders in their fields – and they're within reach. Our 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio means professors know their students' names and take mentorship seriously. Our students come from all 50 states and 85+ countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives.
For the ITP class of students entering VIT for the first two years of study will have the option to undergo the last two years of study at the UMKC in the following programs:
The minimum criteria for admission as a transfer student are as follows: