Scofield Hall, home of the College of Arts and Sciences

Why the College of Arts and Sciences?

There are many reasons to love the College of Arts and Sciences at UMKC. Of course, each of these reasons is as unique and diverse as our student community. You can read some of their stories here. Below are just a few of the reasons we hear over and over again from the students who call the College of Arts and Sciences “home.”

Learn from the Best

Fulbright, Guggenheim and Pulitzer winners … we have fantastic faculty. And you can assist them in conducting original research for major granting agencies like NASA; the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education and Justice; the National Institutes of Health; the National Endowment for the Humanities; and the National Science Foundation.

Gain a Competitive Advantage

Start your career now. Earn real-world experience through our robust internship programs. Our faculty and staff have relationships with professionals throughout the Kansas City region and can help you make connections that may secure your first job after graduation.

Find a Mentor

Small class sizes mean you’re not just a number at UMKC. Program enrollment is selective, which means you’ll get plenty of one-on-one attention from faculty who will help you explore your field of study. You’ll also get to know your field of study.

Experience Small Classes, Big City

Enjoy the intimacy of small liberal arts classes and explore the diverse and unique facets of the city. There’s a reason the rest of the country is casting a curious eye in Kansas City’s direction. Find out why and make
yourself at home.

Want more?

Here are a few more reasons why people love UMKC.