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Graduate Admissions for UCM Undergraduate Students

Earn Your Master’s Degree at UCM!

You’re doing a great job working towards your undergraduate degree at UCM, and grad school may not be on your radar right now. However, the best time to earn a master’s degree is while you’re still in the classroom mindset! Plus, you know the value of a UCM degree, and the strong connections you have on campus will give you a smooth transition to graduate studies at UCM. Earn your master’s degree on your schedule with courses available in Warrensburg, Lee's Summit and online!


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Why UCM Graduate Studies?

You're already receiving a high-quality education from UCM. Now is the time to take it to the next level! By earning a master’s degree at your alma mater, you’ll have the opportunity to build on the relationships you’ve already made while diving deeper into your interests! Make new discoveries, hone your skills and boost your portfolio beyond what was possible during your undergraduate studies. Here are a few more reasons to consider grad school:

  • You will stand out to employers.
  • You will qualify for higher-level positions.
  • You will have a higher earning potential.
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How to Pay For Grad School

Worried about cost? You can easily estimate your costs with UCM's graduate cost calculator. Not only are UCM's costs lower than most Missouri colleges and national averages, but UCM Scholarship Finder makes finding and applying for scholarships easy! The scholarship application will open by September 1. Complete your application for scholarships before the priority deadline of February 1 for your greatest chance of being selected. The scholarship application closes on March 15. Other ways to fund your graduate education include:

  • Graduate assistantships - gain experience while financing your education!
  • Federal financial aid - this can be used toward the cost of tuition, books or other living expenses and usually does not have to be repaid until after graduation.

Also, when you choose to continue your education at UCM, you will have the full support of the Office of Graduate Studies. This team will help connect you to the research support and funding opportunities you need to complete your graduate experience



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Steps to Apply

Applying to UCM Graduate Studies is as easy as 1-2-3! Here’s how:


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Submit an Application

Submit an application for admission

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Submit Your Transcripts

Submit your official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework from all institutions attended to:

  • Graduate Studies
    University of Central Missouri
    PO Box 800
    Ward Edwards 1900
    Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Submit the Application Fee

Submit your $30 nonrefundable application fee.


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