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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Department of History

Kansas City, MO

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University of Missouri-Kansas City

Overview

University of Missouri–Kansas City / Department of History 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 8
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
14
Accepted
8
Enrolled
54%

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 March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 writing samples, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

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 Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 93%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: U.S. history, Europe, women and gender, religious studies, history of science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Dr. John Herron
Chair
Email: herronj@umkc.edu
Phone: 816-235-2546
Fax: 816-235-5723

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