UCM was founded in 1871, and now is home to nearly 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. They can choose from 150 career-building programs of study, taught by our outstanding faculty. UCM boasts a beautiful residential campus located near the heart of Warrensburg. Students from across the state of Missouri, as well as almost 600 students from over 60 countries, find the University of Central Missouri the perfect choice for their educational goals. The University of Central Missouri remains committed to preparing our students to excel as they enter the professional world as the teachers, business professionals, scientists, artists and aviators of tomorrow.
Main CampusWarrensburg, Missouri, United States5,000 - 20,000 on Campus<100,000 residents in WarrensburgLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
Situated in “America’s Heartland,” Warrensburg — a small, friendly, safe, economical city — is located less than an hour from Kansas City. Saint Louis is about four hours to the east. Warrensburg and the surrounding area offer many opportunities for outdoor activities: hiking, golf, cycling, kayaking and canoeing. The university hosts many lectures, musical events, student performances and sporting events. Students may also travel to Kansas City to watch American football, major league soccer and professional baseball; visit world-class museums; and see concerts. With a major international airport nearby (MCI), not only is it easy for students to get to Warrensburg and the UCM campus, but also travel to other cities in the United States during breaks.
The International Student Organization is very active on the UCM campus and sponsors several activities throughout the year. Students from over 50 countries and throughout the United States belong to the organization. The International Center also sponsors several on- and off-campus events and excursions: dances, an international talent show, shopping trips, visits to the state capitol and more! Students also have an opportunity to get involved in over 225 student organizations, participate in volunteer activities and compete in intramural sports. UCM also has a new Wellness & Fitness facility; indoor & outdoor tennis, basketball and volleyball courts; a bowling alley; several playing fields; and Wi-Fi and computer labs across campus.