University of Missouri, Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, US

Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted Executive Letter
Silver - expired 55.32 Nov. 30, 2015 R. Johnston Nov. 30, 2012 Download


Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 15,492
Number of Undergraduate Students 10,134
Number of Graduate Students 5,358
Full-time Equivalent Employees 3,500
Institution type Master
Institutional control Public
Endowment size 215,513,935
Percentage of students that are Residential 12.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 85.0
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 85.0
Percentage of students that are On-line only 1.0
Gross square feet of building space 2,908,699.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space 180,058.0
Acres of cultivated grounds 93.0
Acres of undeveloped land 0.0
Climate region Mixed-Humid

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No Yes
Medical School Yes No
Pharmacy School Yes No
Public Health Yes No
Veterinary School No Yes
Satellite Yes No
Hospital No Yes
Farm No Yes
Agricultural experiment station No Yes
UMKC Dining Services is committed to doing their part to keep the campus green while providing nutritious and innovative dining to the entire university community. Efforts include recycling more than 500 pounds of cardboard every … read more
Credit Status
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete
Trayless Dining Complete
Vegan Dining Complete
Trans-Fats Complete
Guidelines for Franchisees Complete
Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting Complete
PostConsumer Food Waste Composting Complete
Food Donation Not Pursuing
Recycled Content Napkins Complete
Reusable Container Discounts Not Pursuing
Reusable To-Go Containers Not Pursuing
Maintenance of grass, flowerbeds, shrubs, rain gardens, trees and irrigation systems plus snow and ice removal on 12.3 miles of sidewalks, 300 plus steps, handicap ramps, and bus stops. Landscaping Services also keeps the campus … read more
Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Complete
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Complete
Tree Campus USA Complete
Snow and Ice Removal Complete
Landscape Waste Composting Complete
UMKC’s green transportation initiatives include integrating student, faculty and staff all-access bus passes, increasing the number of bike racks and amenities, and developing a multi-modal parking structure to support cycling, bus commuting, pedestrians, ride-share and … read more
Credit Status
Campus Fleet Complete
Student Commute Modal Split Complete
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete
Bicycle Sharing Complete
Facilities for Bicyclists Complete
Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Not Pursuing
Mass Transit Programs Complete
Condensed Work Week Not Pursuing
Telecommuting Not Pursuing
Carpool/Vanpool Matching Not Pursuing
Cash-out of Parking Not Pursuing
Carpool Discount Not Pursuing
Local Housing Not Pursuing
Prohibiting Idling Not Pursuing
Car Sharing Complete
UMKC’s Volker and Hospital Hill campuses recycle cardboard, paper, aluminum, plastic, scrap metal batteries, toner cartridges, oil, organics, glass, electronics, C and D waste and much more. Through partnerships with Bridging the Gap, a Kansas … read more
Credit Status
Waste Reduction Complete
Waste Diversion Complete
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete
Electronic Waste Recycling Program Complete
Hazardous Waste Management Complete
Materials Exchange Complete
Limiting Printing Complete
Materials Online Complete
Chemical Reuse Inventory Complete
Move-In Waste Reduction Complete
Move-Out Waste Reduction Complete
UMKC’s commitment to sustainability is visible across the entire campus. The UMKC Sustainability Team is active with over 140 members campus-wide comprised of students, faculty and staff. The new Student Union and Herman and Dorothy … read more
Credit Status
Sustainability Coordination Complete
Strategic Plan Complete
Physical Campus Plan Complete
Sustainability Plan Complete
Climate Action Plan Complete
As an urban institution, the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) has the opportunity to set new standards in higher education by accomplishing what very few institutions can claim--a diverse faculty, staff and student … read more
Credit Status
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete
Measuring Campus Diversity Culture Complete
Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups Complete
Support Programs for Future Faculty Complete
Affordability and Access Programs Complete
Gender Neutral Housing Complete
Employee Training Opportunities Complete
Student Training Opportunities Complete
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 Not Pursuing

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