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Welcome! At UCM, we try to make the admissions process as easy as possible. Regardless of whether you are a first-time freshman or a transfer student you can read all of our admissions requirements here. Graduate students can go here to see what it takes to be a graduate student at UCM.

If you are a first-time freshman with no college credits:

  1. Take the ACT (preferred) or SAT.
  2. Send your scores to UCM using code 2272 (ACT) or 6090 (SAT).
  3. Submit the UCM admissions application with the $30 nonrefundable application fee at ucmo.edu/apply.
  4. Send your high school and/or college transcripts to:
    • Office of Admissions
      1400 Ward Edwards
      Warrensburg, MO 64093

If you are an undergraduate transfer student with some college credits:

  1.  Submit your application for admission with the $30 nonrefundable application fee.
  2.  Submit your college transcripts to the Office of Admissions.

More than 24 credit hours:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

Fewer than 24 credit hours:

  • Complete the Missouri college preparatory curriculum with a high school GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Achieve a score of 21 or higher on the ACT or a 990 or higher on the SAT, or
  • Attain a Combined Percentile Index equal to or exceeding 100

If you are applying for graduate school:

  1. Submit the UCM admissions application with the $30 nonrefundable application feeat ucmo.edu/gradapply.
  2. Submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.

Regular admission requires a bachelor's degree from UCM or another regionally accredited institution recognized by the University of Central Missouri. When all materials are complete, the graduate studies office will conduct an initial evaluation. If you meet the requirements for admission, your materials will be forwarded to the department that houses your program of choice for its consideration. The department will notify you of action taken and your admission status. Once admitted to the program, a departmental advisor will assist you in formulating a program of study.

Learn more about UCM's graduate programs.