Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB)

Kansas City, MO

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Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Student Essentials

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Website: www.kcumb.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Enrollment: 1,075

About KCUMB

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) is a highly specialized medical school in Kansas City, Missouri. KCUMB offers advanced degrees in osteopathic medicine and medical research. KCUMB also provides maximum opportunities to enhance professional skills, work with patients and receive mentoring.

KCUMB’s academics include a doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine and master’s degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Bioethics.

Students in the Biomedical and Bioethics programs conduct research alongside faculty. Osteopathic Medicine students receive much of their hands-on experience by undertaking clinical assignments.

KCUMB’s student organizations provide opportunities for professional networking and enhancement. They also give students the chance to meet others from a similar background. Student clubs include:

  • Catholic Students in Medicine Association
  • Dermatology Club
  • Sports Medicine Association
  • Student Osteopathic Anesthesia Organization
  • Women in Medicine Club

KCUMB also has extensive mentoring opportunities. All students have a faculty advisor who meets with them regularly throughout their program. Students have the chance to network with alumni, as well. They may even offer mentoring themselves through the Big Brother/Sister alliance.

Osteopathic Medicine students may also offer community service and gain professional experience by volunteering for free health screening programs.

Admissions requirements are different for each program. Applicants to the osteopathy program should have a total score of at least 23 on the MCAT and a GPA of at least 3.25. A certain number of classes in the sciences are also required.

KCUMB awards a number of scholarships, of varying amounts. KCUMB awards scholarships to those with a high GPA and MCAT scores. There are also diversity scholarships and scholarships for military. Other types of financial aid include research fellowships and student loans.

KCUMB Map & Location

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
1750 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO 64106


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Getting Around KCUMB

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

6/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Kansas City, MO

Winter
Dec
42
26
Jan
39
22
Feb
45
26
Spring
Mar
56
36
Apr
67
47
May
76
57
Summer
Jun
85
67
Jul
90
72
Aug
89
70
Fall
Sep
80
61
Oct
68
49
Nov
54
37

KCUMB Students

Total Students 1,075

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • Asian: 9%
  • Unknown and Other: 14%
Latino 1%
African American 1%
Caucasian 76%
Asian 9%
Unknown and Other 14%

Full-Time 93%
Part-Time 7%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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