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International Student Application

How to Apply

First complete and submit the online application. Then you will need to pay a $75.00 USD non-refundable fee.


Application Deadlines

Student Type/Semester Fall Spring Summer*
Students Coming from Their Home Country July 1st Oct. 15th April 1st
Transfer Students (Already in the U.S.) July 15th Dec. 1st May 1st
Students Staying in Their Home Country** 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the semester


*Unless you are pursuing an online degree, summer admission is only open for the following programs: Intensive English Program, Computer Science BS and MS, Cybersecurity BS and MS, Computer Information Systems & IT BS, MS, and Big Data and Analytics BS and MS and MA Music.

** To stay in your home country, you must pursue an online degree program. 

Admission by Student Type

International admissions varies depending on your student type and whether you are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Below you will find a brief explanation of the application each student type should use.

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Undergraduate Application

This application is for those pursuing:

  • A bachelor’s degree (either for the first time or as a returning student). 
  • An Intensive English Program (IEP).
  • An IEP to Bachelor’s.
  • Attendance as an undergraduate Exchange Student.

Apply Now!

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Graduate Application

This application is for those pursuing:

  • A master’s, education specialist or doctoral degree.
  • An Intensive English Program (IEP) to Master’s.
  • Attendance as a graduate Exchange Student.

Apply Now!


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


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