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As set forth in Missouri Revised Statues Chapter 174 at 174.160, the University of Central Missouri has been assigned the authority to confer degrees. UCM is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association. For information about HLC Accreditation, visit The Higher Learning Commission at

UCM is a state leader in program-specific accreditations through national associations, and is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UCM's national accreditations include:

On-Campus Tuition / Credit Hour

Missouri Resident*
Undergraduate: $214.85
Graduate: $278.45
Undergraduate: $429.70
Graduate: $556.90
Undergraduate: $265.05
Graduate: $324.05

*Per credit hour rates do not include mandatory fees, housing or textbooks.

Please see our cost calculator for more information.