Kansas City University

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2022 Enrolled Students
1,306
98.9% Full-Time

About

Kansas City University is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Kansas City University were Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (278 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 399 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kansas City University. 45.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (230 degrees), 2.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (78 degrees).

Costs

Student Loan Default Rate

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2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Kansas City University was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 319 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Kansas City University had a total enrollment of 1,306 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City University is 1,292 students and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Kansas City University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kansas City University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.5% White, 25.2% Asian, 7.27% Hispanic or Latino, 4.52% Black or African American, 4.13% Two or More Races, and 0.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.7%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Asian Male (13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kansas City University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,306 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City University is 1,292 and the part-time enrollment is 14. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Kansas City University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    660 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    329 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    95 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Kansas City University is 50.5% White, 25.2% Asian, 7.27% Hispanic or Latino, 4.52% Black or African American, 4.13% Two or More Races, and 0.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 36 students (2.76%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 39 fewer women than men received degrees from Kansas City University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kansas City University is white (230 degrees awarded). There were 2.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (78 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Kansas City University is Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (278 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Kansas City University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (98 degrees awarded), Health (301 degrees), and Psychology (0 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City University are Registered nurses (1,512,748 people), Physicians (532,967 people), Other managers (245,859 people), Medical & health services managers (230,045 people), and Postsecondary teachers (213,945 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City University in 2022 are Biology (98 degrees awarded), Health (301 degrees), and Psychology (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City University are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Kansas City University are Biology (98 degrees awarded), Health (301 degrees), and Psychology (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,073,911 people), Elementary & secondary schools (682,496 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (531,144 people), Outpatient care centers (465,268 people), and Offices of physicians (427,398 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City University are Biology (98 degrees awarded), Health (301 degrees), and Psychology (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kansas City University.
Most Common (2021)
235 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Kansas City University was Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy with 235 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at Kansas City University according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

219
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
180
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City University, which is 1.22 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (180).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 167 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City University in Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, which is 1.5 times more than the 111 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 111 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City University in Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, which is 0.665 times less than the 167 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    230 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kansas City University is white (230 degrees awarded). There were 2.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (78 degrees).

1.75% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    123 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    107 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kansas City University is white male (123 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (107 degrees).

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Operations

Kansas City University has an endowment valued at nearly $29.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−66.2%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Kansas City University had a total salary expenditure of 80.4M. Kansas City University employs 4 Assistant professors, 2 Professors and 2 Associate professors. Most academics at Kansas City University are Female Assistant professor (4), Male Professor (2), and Female Associate professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City University are: Management, with 38 employees, Service, with 38 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 37 employees.

Endowment

$29.5M
2022 Endowment
107%
growth from 2021

Kansas City University has an endowment valued at about $29.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Kansas City University grew 107% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.9M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$37M
2022 Salaries
10.8%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Kansas City University paid a median of $37M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($80.4M) and a 10.8% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.21M
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2022, Kansas City University paid a total of $1.21M to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
38 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kansas City University were Assistant professor with 4 employees, Professor with 2 employees, and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City University were Management with 38 employees, Service with 38 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kansas City University was Female Assistant professor with 4 employees, Male Professor with 2 employees, and Female Associate professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kansas City University.

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