University of Central Missouri
Since 1871, the University of Central Missouri has been transforming students into lifelong learners who are dedicated to service. UCM?s more than 12,300 students come from nearly every state and 50 countries with nearly 90 percent from the state of Missouri. It offers more than 150 programs of study and 37 graduate programs. The university?s graduates are in high demand with 97 percent finding employment or continuing their education within six months of earning their degree.
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, UCM is a state leader in program-specific accreditations through national associations. In fact, UCM has the most accreditations among our competitors. U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks UCM among the top regional universities in the Midwest and among leading public schools.
Campus life at UCM is active and creative, fun and fantastic. Students will literally have hundreds of opportunities to get involved from student organizations to academic teams, to sororities and fraternities, athletics to intramural and club sports. By engaging in campus life at UCM, students will make new friends, develop their interests, cultivate talents and express themselves. UCM?s more than 200 student organizations truly do have something for everyone.
The university is one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. UCM has two campus locations and a presence at Whiteman Air Force Base. Both campuses are centrally located in Missouri. The main campus is located in Warrensburg, about 50 miles southeast of Kansas City, Mo. This beautiful college campus spans 1,561 acres. It features a perfect blend of state-of-the-art facilities and historic?yet modern?buildings that date back to UCM?s founding in 1871. The Elliott Student Union is the hub of UCM. Head there with friends to watch movies at the Union Cinema, hang out at Caf? Rouge, grab a quick bite to eat at retail restaurants like Chick-Fil-A and stock up on UCM apparel and course materials at the University Store.
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