With nearly 16,000+ students who come from all 50 states and 85+ countries, there’s a place for you at UMKC. Our diverse and vibrant community is always buzzing with excitement, and we're proud of our urban location in the heart of Kansas City.

There are a lot of ways to get involved at UMKC. What are you interested in? Rugby, politics, gardening, yoga? Join one of our 300+ campus organizations — ranging from hobbies, academic and athletic clubs to service and volunteer groups — or start your own. Cheer on your Roos at Durwood Stadium and Swinney Recreation Center. Hop on a scooter and check out the nearby Nelson-Atkins and Kemper art museums. Explore the City Market and the Crossroads Arts District. Whatever your interest, you’ll have endless opportunities to get involved and make new friends — all while immersing yourself in our welcoming and diverse community.

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