Kansas City Area Universities And Colleges

Kansas City has a prioirity for higher education.  The Kansas City area is home to abundant opportunities for those seeking undergraduate and graduate degree programs, continuing education, and certificate programs.  Located relatively close within a few hours or less drive are 3 major universities. 

There are plenty of public & private institutions that offer flexible schedules to meet the demands of full time students and those who work and attend classes.  So there are plenty of options & selections for everyone! Whether you are interested in launching a new career, completing a degree you previous started, or just trying to broaden your professional knowledge - Kansas City gives you a wonderful choice of higher education institutions. Check out Kansas City's universities and colleges!  SO we'll give you just a snap shot of what is available. There is much more than just what is listed here. 

Rockhurst College, a Jesuit college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees, located in Midtown location even has a master program in business adminstration that you can earn in the evening.  University of Missouri - Kansas City also nearby area - also serves the area for thousands of students for daytime, evening & weekend class.

University of KS has the Edwards campus in Overland Park offering undergraduate and graduate programs for the working students.  Also the KU Medical Center is affiliated with the campus. Many health care professional programs are offered the the school of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health & graduate programs.   Then there is the University of Health Sciences (Osteopathic Medicine) - it's a 4 year private osteopathic medical college founded in 1916. 

Mid American Nazarene University is a christian liberal arts university offering over 40 major programs, nursing degrees, master's degree programs, teacher recertification and more!

Then if you are interested in technical training, there is DeVry University.  They offer 2 and 4 year degrees in electronics, telecommunication, accounting & more!  Avila University is located in south Kansas City area, they have a variety of over 40 - 4 year degree programs and was found by the Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet.

The Kansas City Art Institute was found 1885, it is a fully accredited four year college of fine arts and design. It was ranked by US News & World Report as one of the top 10 art schools in the nation!!

William Jewell College was found in 1849 with baptist affiliated liberal arts college. Oxbridge Honors Program features tutorial majors and overseas study in England.  It has been chosen for inclusion in "Colleges of Distinction"

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