Kansas City University Of Medicine And Biosciences

Kansas City University Of Medicine And Biosciences

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is a private, medical school located in Kansas City, Missouri. The university was founded in 1916 as the Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery. It received its present name in 2004. The university offers graduate degrees in medicine, bioethics and biomedical sciences through the following colleges:

  • College of Biosciences
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine

The university has over 30 clubs and organizations for students like Students Advocating for Equality, Sports Medicine Organization, Medical Students for Integrative and Socially Responsible Medicine, and Docs for Tots, among others. Students who require financial aid can choose from a number of scholarships, loans, grants and work study programs.

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Contacting KCUMB

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
1750 Independence Ave
Kansas City , MO 64106-1453
General Phone: (816) 283-2000

KCUMB Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine243osteopathic medicine
Science13biomedical sciences
Therapy and Counseling0medical ethids

Number of programs and degrees for KCUMB in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree132
First-professional degree2431

KCUMB Student Body

In 2007-2008, KCUMB had a total enrollment of 1,000 students (60 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 5%
First Professional 95%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 32%
25-29 55%
30-34 11%
35-39 2%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

KCUMB Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Kansas City, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

KCUMB Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
KCUMB participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 247400)

KCUMB Degree Programs (2007)

Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)

Biomedical Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Bioethics/Medical Ethics

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