The University of Central Missouri is a highly accredited university that is recognized across the world for academic excellence. We are one of the most affordable universities in the USA. UCM is home to more than 2,700 international students from 38 countries. We have the academic support services and student support resources in place to help you every step of the way—from applying to enrolling to settling into your new life at UCM.
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*Unless you are pursuing an online degree, summer admission is only open for the following programs: Intensive English Program, Computer Science BS, Cybersecurity BS, Computer Information Systems & IT BS, and Big Data and Analytics BS, and MBA.
You are considered an international student applicant if you are not a United States citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Here is the information you need about:
Are you interested in learning a bit more about the University of Central Missouri (UCM) and our location? Check out the UCM Viewbook. To improve the accessibility of the content, the viewbook has been translated into multiple languages.
Undergraduate - Bachelors Level -
Are you interested in studying at the undergraduate level? Check out the following brochures that provide details regarding UCM admission requirements and available programs.
Graduate - Masters Level -
Are you interested in studying at the graduate level? Check out the following brochures that provide details regarding UCM admission requirements and available programs.
English Language Institute -
Are you interested in improving your English language skills? Check out the following brochures that provide details regarding programs offered by the English Language Institute at UCM.
Additional Resources -
If you are not a United States citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., you are considered an international student at UCM.
International admissions requirements vary depending upon your student type and whether you are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. However, all international students will be required to:
* may not apply to all student types
Disputed Fee Payment and Test Score Cancellation
Prospective University of Central Missouri (UCM) graduate students denied admission due to disputed fee payment or test score cancellation may petition to reinstate UCM admission, or to reinstate the opportunity to apply for admission at UCM.
In the event of an appeal approval for disputed fee payments, the prospective student must successfully repay the application fee.
In the event of an appeal approval for test score cancellation, the prospective student must successfully submit an updated test score, or be eligible for a test score waiver under existing waiver policies at UCM.
In addition to submitting the below appeals form, the request must include:
We Are Here to Help
If you have questions about applying to UCM, please contact the Graduate and International Student Services office. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 001.660.543.4092 or participate in a live chat. We also invite you to review the following:
Be sure to register for upcoming webinars, and watch archived webinars, to answer your questions about graduate school and graduate admissions.
Why Choose UCM
There are many reasons international students from India, Nepal, Saudi Arabia and all over the world Choose Red. Learn more.
Finance Your Education
All international applicants are considered for financial assistance through various scholarships. Learn more.
Graduate on Time
UCM is commited to helping you graduate on time.