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International Admissions Requirements

Requirements by Student Type

The international admissions process varies depending on your student type and whether you are pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree.  In general, students pursuing a bachelor’s degree are classified as undergraduate. Below you will find admissions requirements explained by student type.

Please note, we consider Intensive English Program to Bachelor’s students to be undergraduate students (those in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree). Similarly, we consider Intensive English Program to Master’s applicants to be graduate students (those in pursuit of a master’s, education specialist, or doctoral degree). 

If you have any questions, please contact us at giss@ucmo.edu or 660-543-4092.

Intensive English Program Only Students

Online Application

Intensive English Program Only students are not required to pay an application fee.

Declaration of Financial Support

This document is required to demonstrate sufficient financial support while attending UCM. 

Official Bank Statement/Certification

This document is required as verification that adequate funds are currently and subsequently available to you in support of your tuition and living expenses while at UCM. The cost of taking IEP classes is approximately $22,950.00 (In US Dollars).

Photocopy or Passport and Passport Signature Pages

This document is recommended as verification of citizenship.

Exchange Students (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Online Application

Exchange students are not required to pay an application fee.

Demonstration of English Proficiency

Proficiency may be demonstrated by one of the following:

1. Undergraduate:

TOEFL exam score of 61 IBT or 500 PBT
IELTS exam score of 5.5
PTE exam score of 44

2. Graduate:

TOEFL exam score of 79 IBT or 550 PBT
IELTS exam score of 6.0
PTE exam score of 53

If you do not meet this requirement (or no score is provided), you will need to participate in our Intensive English Program as an Exchange student for the first semester of study.

Transcripts

All Exchange students are required to upload unofficial transcripts to their student portal (created upon application submission). These transcripts will be used for advisement purposes.

Declaration of Financial Support

This document is required to demonstrate sufficient financial support while attending UCM

Official Bank Statement/Certification

This document is required as verification that adequate funds are currently and subsequently available to you in support of your tuition and living expenses while at UCM. The cost of attending UCM depends on the agreement between your institution and UCM.

Photocopy or Passport and Passport Signature Pages

This document is recommended as verification of citizenship.

On Campus Undergraduate Students

Online Application

This fee is $75.00 USD and non-refundable. 

Demonstration of English Proficiency

Proficiency may be demonstrated by one of the following:

a. TOEFL exam score of 61 IBT or 500 PBT
b. IELTS exam score of 5.5
c. PTE exam score of 44

If you do not meet this requirement, you may participate in our Intensive English Program to Bachelor's track.

Transcripts

All undergraduate students are required to upload unofficial transcripts to their student portal (created upon application submission) and submit official transcripts to our office. These transcripts will be used for advisement purposes. Students must have a 2.0 or above to be admissable.

Please reference International Admissions Process for more information on submitting transcripts.

Declaration of Financial Support

This document is required to demonstrate sufficient financial support while attending UCM

Official Bank Statement/Certification

This document is required as verification that adequate funds are currently and subsequently available to you in support of your tuition and living expenses while at UCM. The cost per academic year of attending the University of Central Missouri as an on campus undergraduate student is approximately (in US Dollars):

 

Major Cost
Professional Pilot - ASEL Track $41,728.00

All other majors

$23,128.00

IEP Classes

$22,978.00

 

Photocopy or Passport and Passport Signature Pages

This document is recommended as verification of citizenship.

On Campus Graduate Students

Online Application

This fee is $75.00 USD and non-refundable. 

Demonstration of English Proficiency

Proficiency may be demonstrated by one of the following:

a. TOEFL exam score of 79 IBT or 550 PBT
b. IELTS exam score of 6.0
c. PTE exam score of 53

If you do not meet this requirement, you may participate in our Intensive English Program to Master's track.

Transcripts

All graduate students are required to upload unofficial transcripts to their student portal (created upon application submission) and submit official transcripts to our office. These transcripts will be used for advisement purposes. Students must have a 3.0 or above to be admissable.

Please reference International Admissions Process for more information on submitting transcripts.

Declaration of Financial Support

This document is required to demonstrate sufficient financial support while attending UCM.

Official Bank Statement/Certification

This document is required as verification that adequate funds are currently and subsequently available to you in support of your tuition and living expenses while at UCM. The cost per academic year of attending the University of Central Missouri as an on campus graduate student is approximately (in US Dollars):

 

Major Cost
Big Data Analytics & IT, CIS & IT, Computer Science, Cybersecurity $19,155.00
MBA $20,791.00
Speech Language Pathology $24,659.00
All other majors main campus $23,309.00

All other majors MIC campus

$18,609.00

IEP Classes

$22,978.00

 

Photocopy or Passport and Passport Signature Pages

This document is recommended as verification of citizenship.

Online Students (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Online Application

This fee is $30.00 USD and non-refundable. 

Demonstration of English Proficiency

Proficiency may be demonstrated by one of the following:

1. Undergraduate:

a. TOEFL exam score of 61 IBT or 500 PBT
b. IELTS exam score of 5.5
c. PTE exam score of 44

2. Graduate:

a. TOEFL exam score of 79 IBT or 550 PBT
b. IELTS exam score of 6.0
c. PTE exam score of 53

Transcripts

All undergraduate/graduate students are required to upload unofficial transcripts to their student portal (created upon application submission) and submit official transcripts to our office. These transcripts will be used for advisement purposes.

Please reference International Admissions Process for more information on submitting transcripts.

Photocopy or Passport and Passport Signature Pages

This document is recommended as verification of citizenship.

 

Note: see our Online Cost Calculator for an estimated cost of attendance.

Contact

Graduate & International Student Services
University of Central Missouri
Ward Edwards 1800
Tel: 660-543-4092

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