TRANSFER

Student meeting with advisor in the DST space

WE CAN’T WAIT TO WELCOME YOU!

Are you looking to continue your college education in a new environment? We have innovative and affordable academic programs that will spark your creativity. We’re located in one of the country’s premier communities for engineering and computing which means strong ties to industry for research, internships, guest speakers, and jobs. With an SCE degree in hand, you’ll be well-equipped to enter a job market with the highest-paying and most in-demand careers.

At SCE, personal attention to students is a priority. Faculty and staff reach out to students throughout their academic careers. All SCE students receive academic advising to make sure they register for the right courses and remain on track for graduation.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Transferring from one university to another can be complicated, but we’re here to help!

Transfer students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA (including all course attempts) and at least a 2.5 GPA (including all course attempts) in Math, Science, Engineering and/or Computer Science courses. All applications are individually reviewed by the School of Computing & Engineering and exceptions are made on a case by case basis.

TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for international students without prior U.S. degrees.

Degree ProgramSuggested Courses*
Civil EngineeringCalculus I and II, College Chemistry, Engineering Physics I
Electrical and Computer EngineeringCalculus I and II, College Chemistry, Engineering Physics I
Mechanical EngineeringCalculus I and II, College Chemistry, Engineering Physics I
Computer ScienceCollege Algebra or Precalculus, Statistics, Calculus I, Discrete Math
Information TechnologyCollege Algebra or Precalculus, Statistics, Calculus I, Discrete Math

* These are suggested courses to have completed prior to transferring to UMKC, but not all courses must be completed to be admitted. Students should have at least one for-credit math course completed with a C or better before applying.

MORE INFO

More information about transferring to UMKC can be found online at the university’s main transfer information center.

CHECKLIST TO BEGIN

  • Explore our degree programs.

    We offer five undergraduate degrees. Not sure which one is the right fit for you? Explore them online to learn more.

  • See how your coursework will transfer.

    Use the online tool to determine how your current college coursework will apply to your degree program.

  • Schedule a campus visit.

    This is one of the most important steps to finding your college match. UMKC offers a lush green campus in the heart of Kansas City’s urban core. Register for a tour today!

  • Send your transcripts.

    Request that all colleges and universities where you have completed coursework send your official transcripts to:

    University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Office of Admissions
    5100 Rockhill Road
    Kansas City, MO 64110

  • Submit your FAFSA.

    Completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid determines your eligibility for federal aid, scholarships, grants, and student loans. Complete your FAFSA online by February 1 to meet the priority deadline. The FAFSA code for UMKC is 002518.

  • YOU’RE OFFICIALLY A ROO!

    Congratulations! By this step you have been accepted into UMKC, but what’s next? We recommend all transfer students begin their academic planning by meeting with an advisor. Contact the DST Student Services Center to schedule your appointment at (816)235-2399 or sce@umkc.edu.

TRANSFER GUIDES FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS AND PARTNER PROGRAMS

Transfer students make up more than 50% of the undergraduate students in the School of Computing & Engineering. Whether you are looking to transfer from a community college, one of our partner schools, or another university, we can assist you in figuring out the right courses to take and how those courses will transfer to UMKC.

We have transfer guides for some schools below. If your school is not listed, we encourage you to use Transferology as well as consulting with an SCE representative to see how your credits will transfer. Schedule an in-person consultation to meet with us! We would be happy to review your current transcripts, discuss suggested courses, and share additional information regarding the degree program you are interested in pursuing. If none of the times on the calendar work for your schedule, or if you need to do a phone appointment instead, please call us at 816-235-2399 to find another time.