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International Students - Steps to Apply


As an international student at the University of Central Missouri, you will join a family of more than 900 international students and scholars from more than 70 countries. Explore the options below to find out which application you should use.



Undergraduate Admissions

If you have NOT received a bachelor's degree (including exchange students), or would like to complete another bachelor's degree you may pursue an Undergraduate degree.


Undergrad Student Application

If you are currently attending another college or university, but want to attend UCM for a semester and then transfer back to your home institution you should use this application.


 Visiting College Application

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Graduate Admissions

If you HAVE received a bachelor's, master's or other advanced degree (including exchange students) you may pursue a Graduate degree.


Graduate Student Application

If you are currently admitted as a graduate student at UCM you may pursue a graduate certificate in addition to your Graduate degree program.


Graduate Certificate Application


If you have already gained admission to UCM as a graduate student and would like to change your major, you should compete this application.


Change of Major Application 


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English Program Admissions

If you are not English proficient, have NOT received a Bachelor's degree or would like to pursue another, you may take classes through our English Language Institute before partaking in Undergraduate degree courses.


IEP to Bachelor's Application

If you are not English proficient, HAVE received a Bachelor's degree and would like to pursue a Master's degree, you may take classes through our English Language Institute before partaking in Graduate degree courses.


IEP to Master's Application


If are not English proficient and do not want to pursue a degree, you can still take classes through our English Language Institute.


IEP Only Application 



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 Our admissions requirements change based on your student type, we recommend reviewing them before you apply.

Requirements by Student Type

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Don't miss a step. Review our process page to make sure you stay on track during all things admission.

Admissions Process Checklist

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We understand that the admissions process can be confusing, luckily for you we put together a database that can help.

Frequently Asked Questions


Graduate & International Student Services
University of Central Missouri
Ward Edwards 1800
Tel: 660-543-4092


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