When you Choose Red, you choose all that the University of Central Missouri has to offer. High-quality, future-focused academic programs. Engaged, experiential learning opportunities. A tuition plan and multiple scholarships that make UCM one of the most affordable universities in the country. Student support services that ensure your success. A commitment to helping you graduate on time, ready for your career. A culture of service. A worldly perspective enhanced by an extensive study abroad program and students from all over the world who Choose Red. A student experience, rich in tradition, with more than 200 student organizations and national championship athletic teams.
UCM has the most accreditations among our competitors. At UCM, you’ll be able to collaborate with faculty on research projects, industry presentations and more. Our faculty members are noted in their fields and have real-world experience. Many of them have received national and international attention—and even trended on Twitter! The prestige of our academic programs means that by completing your degree at UCM, you are prepared to be a leader in your chosen career. It’s no wonder that 97% of UCM graduates find employment within six months of graduation.
UCM offers more than 150 academic programs that are relevant to the job market. We incorporate new technologies into the learning process. We also facilitate internships with leading national companies. You will have access to brand new, state-of- the-art science facilities in the W.C. Morris Science Building. You may take part in cutting-edge academic programs, such as Cybersecurity, or our renowned aviation program. You will also be able to experience frontline concepts and applications that will prepare you for your chosen career.
At UCM, you are more than just a number. You will benefit from a diverse selection of support programs and initiatives to ensure you are successful in your college career. Learning to a Greater Degree is UCM’s commitment to provide the resources, tools and support you need to earn your degree on time. Learn more.
UCM keeps tuition low and provides $19 million in multiple institutional scholarships. Our Red and Black scholarship is available to all eligible, admitted students without all the paperwork. Our Choose Red grant extends in-state tuition to students in neighboring states. Plus, UCM is the only public school in Missouri to pay you to graduate on time through the 15-to- Finish Scholarship. Learn more.
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At UCM, your experience extends beyond the classroom. You can be a part of more than 200 student organizations, including volunteering, sports, and Greek life. You can take part in traditions like Get the Red Out and Homecoming. You can also cheer on our athletic teams, which have won more than 11 national championships. You will be a Mule for life!
We provide a culture where you can be part of something bigger than yourself. We live up to our motto, “Education for Service.” You will have the unique opportunity to change the world by creating and taking part in community and global outreach programs. These programs allow you to impact real change, and see the direct effect of your efforts in your community.