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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of Economics

Kansas City , MO

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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City / Department of Economics is located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
21
Accepted
13
Enrolled
34%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements GRE or minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in economics or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 10.81%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 10.81%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International trade, general theory, institutions/utilities, forensic economics, human resources
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Karen Vorst
Chair
Email: vorstk@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-2838
Fax: 816-238-2836

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