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The University of Central Missouri is home to nearly 13,000 students, including more than 1,000 international students. UCM is known for hands-on learning and its future-focused innovation. While you are here, you will have the opportunity to give back to the local community through service learning while broadening your perspective.

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Northpark Shopping Center 1 mi./1.6093 km

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Walmart 1.9 mi./3.0578 km


PLACES TO GO AND THINGS TO DO FALL High - 68 F / 20 C Low - 44 F / 7 C

40+ RESTAURANTS 7 PARKS 5 CLOTHING STORES 5 GYMS 4 GROCERY STORES 3 SHOE STORES 2 BOOKSTORES 2 GOLF COURSES 2 HARDWARE STORES 2 MOVIE THEATERS

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SPRING High - 66 F / 19 C Low - 46 F / 8 C

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SUMMER High - 87 F / 30 C Low - 65 F / 18 C

Live in Warrensburg, Mo. 45 minutes from Kansas City metro 19,000 residents 40+ restaurants

ANCES FROM UCM Sedalia - State Fair 30 mi./48 km

St. Louis 217 mi./ 349.23 km

Columbia 94.8 mi./152.57 km

INTL INTL

Chicago 506 mi./ 814.33 km INTL

Kansas City 58.4 mi./93.986 km

Springfield 118 mi./189.90 km

WARRENSBURG Pop. 19,687 3


FIND YOUR SECOND HOME At UCM, you will find a friendly, active campus with a rock wall, bowling center, movie theater and much more. Additionally, UCM’s International Center will help you transition to life in the U.S. with: • Pre-arrival assistance • Airport pickup • Orientation program • English language development • Advising to assist with immigration, health and cross-cultural concerns

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STUDENT

ORGANIZATIONS

# GROUPS

37% 2% 2% 5%

15% 7%

12% 9%

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4 5 10 15 20 24 26 32 81

COMMUNITY SERVICE GOVERNANCE CULTURAL HERITAGE RELIGIOUS RECREATIONAL AND SPORTS CLUBS HONOR SOCIETIES SOCIAL GREEK LIFE SPECIAL INTEREST ACADEMIC

217 TOTAL


FEATURED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Undergraduate Areas of Study:

AREAS

• Accountancy

OF STUDY • Aviation Management • Aviation – Professional Pilot

• Business

Graduate Areas of Study: • Aviation Safety

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

• Computer Information Systems • Computer Science • Criminal Justice

• Computer Science

• Education Technology (online only)

• Criminal Justice

• Industrial Hygiene

• Economics

• Information Technology

• Engineering Technology

• Kinesiology

• Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise

• Mass Communication

• Finance • Hotel and Restaurant Administration

• Master of Business Administration • Music

• Intensive English

• Occupational Safety Management

• Kinesiology

• Sociology

• Management

• Social Gerontology

• Marketing • Mass Communication

• Teaching English as a Second Language

• Music

• Technology

• Sociology

Discover all of UCM’s majors at ucmo.edu/majors.

AABInternational “At UCM, you will gain real-world experience and have innumerable opportunities to make a difference not only in your life but the whole UCM community!” Juliana Perez Madrid, Master in Business Administration in Marketing Colombia


APPLY FOR ADMISSION 1. Complete the UCM international student application at ucmo.edu/intlapply. 2. Submit all secondary school transcripts and external examination results. If you are applying as a graduate student or as an undergraduate transfer student, you must submit official transcripts from each postsecondary institution attended. All non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to World Education Services for authentication, course-by-course academic level assessment, and grade point average determination. Contact International Admission directly via email (admit_intl@ucmo.edu) if you have questions about credential evaluation requirements. 3. Provide proof of English proficiency: TOEFL/IELTS. 4. Submit an official statement of financial support accompanied by a bank statement. Undergraduate English Language Proficiency IELTS TOEFL Paper Based TOEFL Computer Based TOEFL Internet Based

Minimum 5.5 Minimum 500 Minimum 173 Minimum 61

If you are unable to meet the minimum test score, you will be admitted to UCM if you meet the academic requirements; however, you will be restricted to English as a Second Language classes until you demonstrate English language proficiency. Graduate English Language Proficiency IELTS TOEFL Paper Based TOEFL Computer Based TOEFL Internet Based

Minimum 6.0 Minimum 550 Minimum 213 Minimum 79

STUDENTS IN THE AVERAGE CLASS

“My experience at UCM was amazing; my program had a lot of hands-on experiences. Plus, everyone you meet on campus has a smile on their face, which will brighten your day.� Joshua John, Master in Business Administration in Finance India


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STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO

ACADEMIC RECORDS Submit official academic records from all secondary and post-secondary schools you have attended, whether or not you earned a degree, certificate or diploma. Academic records include: • Yearly secondary records showing class rank (if available). • Certified results from external exams. • Year-by-year records from each college, university or any other post-secondary institution you have attended. All non-US transcripts should be submitted directly to World Education Services for authentication, course-by-course academic level assessment, and grade point average determination.

GRADUATE PROGRAM ADMISSION Some graduate programs require standardized tests, such as the GRE or GMAT. Some require a minimum GPA, letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose or other materials. See our graduate catalog for specific requirements or visit ucmo.edu/graduate. All applicants should apply for admission and submit required supporting materials as early as possible. All applications that are complete on or before the priority deadlines listed below are given priority for processing and scholarship consideration. • Fall – April 1 • Spring – Oct. 1 • Summer (Intensive English Program only) – April 1

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS All international applicants are considered for financial aid awards. Applications completed before the deadlines listed above are given priority for scholarship consideration. When awarded, scholarship amounts will be noted in the I-20.

TOP PRODUCER OF U.S. FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS

Less than 2%

tuition increase annually for the past 6 years.

UCM has consistently been named as a

Best Regional University by

US News & World Report.


International Admissions University of Central Missouri Office of Graduate Studies and International Admissions Ward Edwards 1800 Warrensburg, MO 64093 USA To apply: ucmo.edu/intlapply To learn more about admission requirements: ucmo.edu/intladmit Email: admit_intl@ucmo.edu Tel: 001.660.543.4092 Fax: 001.660.543.4778

To view the University of Central Missouri’s Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity Statement, visit ucmo.edu/nondiscrimination.


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