Opportunities, Costs and Financing

A. Opportunities

UMKC Department of Mathematics and Statistics helps the students with several opportunities such as  internships, scholarships, career fairs and many more. Here are the links to these opportunities:

B. Costs and Financing

For Missouri residents, the estimated Tuition and Fees for enrolling in 6 graduate credit hours is about $5,680 per semester and 14 undergraduate credit hours is about $10,146. For the entire Master’s degree you will need 30 credit hours (5 semesters or less), which will reach to $28,400. For more information please visit the website of Financial Aid and Scholarships 

For international students there is Chancellor’s Non-Resident Award (CNR) which covers $8,000 of non-resident tuition- $4,000 in the Fall semester and $4,000 in the Spring semester. It is awarded upon admission and is renewable.

All applicants meeting the following criteria are automatically considered for an A&S CNR Scholarship:

• Full-time, degree seeking undergraduate or master’s level student in the College of Arts & Sciences
• First-time student in the school listed above
• Transcripts showing an outstanding academic record – minimum of 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on 4.0 scale
• Minimum TOEFL score of 79 iBT (550 paper) or IELTS score of 6.0, unless you are exempt from the English proficiency test
• F-1 or J-1 visa holder upon enrollment
• Nomination from the corresponding UMKC academic unit

For more information, please visit the International Student Affairs Office

Graduate Students can apply for a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) position, which comes with a stipend of about $12,000 per year and a tuition waiver for up to 9 credit hours per regular semester. Summer teaching is often available, for an additional salary of $2,000-$4,000. Individuals may apply for a GTA position, by filling out the GTA Application Form and three letters of reference to be sent directly to the Principal Graduate Advisor Dr. Sega segal@umkc.edu.

Students can also apply for a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) position, which comes with a stipend, ranging from $20,000 to $25,000. For more information, please contact Dr. Majid Bani-Yaghoub.

Undergraduate Students can apply for Jedel Scholarship $2,000 per semester (Maximum of $24,000) Application Deadline October-March of the year (Click here to apply).

Qualifications: Students majoring in Math. Preference given to students with a combination of financial need and historical academic performance at UMKC. The fund will award 3 x $4,000 scholarships per Academic Year ($2,000 per semester, for a total of $24,000)

There are several UMKC Scholarships available to undergraduate Students with application Deadline  January-February of each year. Each year, UMKC awards more than $200 million in financial aid. There are three major categories of scholarships at UMKC – Automatic, Competitive and Academic Unit (program of study). For more information please visit the website of UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships.