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Tuition & Fees

Because of UCM's excellent scholarship opportunities and grant packages our students benefit from one of the lowest student-debt ratios in the state.

On-Campus Tuition / Credit Hour

Missouri Resident
Undergraduate: $213.15
Graduate: $276.25
Undergraduate: $426.30
Graduate: $552.50

Please see our cost calculator for more information.

Our Majors

At UCM, you will gain valuable hands-on experience and real-world skills to help you excel in a fast-paced world. See our list of undergraduate majors for descriptions of each program and a four-year plan of study tailored to your needs.

Admissions Requirements

What does it take to get admitted to UCM?

  • Complete the Missouri college preparatory curriculum with a high school GPA of 2.0.
  • Achieve a 21 or higher on the ACT or 990 on the SAT.
    Most students take the test in their junior or senior year of high school. Ask your high school counselor for a schedule of test dates.
  • Or a Combined Percentile Index equal to or exceeding 100.

Please see our admissions requirements page for more detailed information.

Housing & Dining

One of the best ways to adjust to college life is to live on campus in a residence hall, campus apartment or Greek house. UCM's residence halls are a short walk from anywhere on campus. UCM also provides Special Housing Interest Programs for students with similar interests and majors to live together. To read more about residential options, visit the housing website.

In addition to the dining halls, UCM has many convenient choices for student dining, including retail locations such as Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Einstein Bros. Bagels and Jazzman's coffee in Café Rouge. Read about meal plan and dining options on the dining services web site.

Freshmen Orientation

Welcome to UCM! During First-Year Orientation and Enrollment, UCM offers family sessions on a variety of topics which will be helpful as your student makes their transition to college. This page provides you with the sessions' descriptions and handouts. Visit our orientation pages for all of the details »»

First Year Experience

We want students to succeed from the start and that is why we have created a First-Year Experience (FYE) program. The FYE program is comprised of three essential components: Orientation and Enrollment, Week of Welcome, and a FYE Seminar. These three components work together to help you achieve your goals. Read more about the goals of the FYE program »»

News Headlines

Parle, Neill Named Recipients of UCM's Charno Award

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Groundbreaking Celebration April 29 Launches UCM’s Largest Capital Project

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UCM Celebrates Earth Day 365 with a Week of Events

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