University of Central Missouri

At UCM, your professors will know you by your first name. You'll gain hands-on experience and impact the community through service-learning projects. Here, you'll have the opportunity to shape the future and make friendships that will last a lifetime.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Social Sciences (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Humanities (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



Founded in 1871 in Warrensburg, Missouri with only a few dozen students, more than 140 years later, UCM has grown to serve more than 14,000 students. Our diverse student population represents nearly every state and 50 countries across the globe.


Learning to a Greater Degree conveys the depth of experiences students gain at the University of Central Missouri. Here, you are part of an educational experience that extends beyond the classroom. Students' time at UCM empowers them to excel in the fast-paced world of today and tomorrow.


Our programs reflect our mission, which focuses on student learning and includes a commitment to both service and excellence.


Over 1,500 students are employed by the university, playing a key role in our educational and operational excellence. Student employees perform invaluable services with enthusiasm, dedication, and initiative. At the same time, they develop important skills and experience that will assist them in their future careers.


Student services

The Elliott Student Union Information Desk, is located on the main level of the Union in the atrium area.  It’s staff provides information about the UCM campus, Union events, and the Warrensburg community. They assist patrons with resource checkouts such as Union keys and laptops, connect owners with lost items, and can assist with digital signage, display cases, banners, and locker rentals.

Housing services

Living on campus is a great choice and an integral part of the "complete" college experience. With a broad spectrum of opportunities designed to complement your college experience, you will be part of a community where you can grow and experience life independently, yet have support to help you excel on campus. Plus, there is always something happening.

Library services

James C. Kirkpatrick Library (JCKL) studies a variety of different phenomenon capturing usage statistics, survey responses and observations. The navigation menu provides graphs demonstrating usage trends across these categories.

Student Life

Campus life

UCM's 13 residence halls are no more than a six-minute walk from classroom buildings and recreational facilities. Every room offers a fiber-optic Internet link, cable TV hookup, and local telephone service; parking comes with the room. Also available are suites, special-interest housing programs, and apartments.

Sports facilities

An NCAA Division II school and member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Central Missouri fields 17 varsity teams. Known as the Mules and Jennies, our teams have one of the strongest winning traditions at the conference, regional, and national levels. 

Student clubs

Student life is varied and vibrant. With more than 200 student organizations, 58 intramural and nine club sports, 22 Greek organizations, and even a bowling alley.


Central Missouri is a state leader in program-specific accreditations through national associations, and we are fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Warrensburg, Missouri, United States