University of Central Missouri
The University of Central Missouri transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, nation and world. UCM prepares its students to be successful in the fast-changing world by providing them with hands-on learning opportunities that broaden their perspective and deepen their educational experience. Founded in 1871, UCM began its history as a normal school for teacher preparation. Central Missouri remains committed to preparing our students to excel as they enter the professional world as the teachers, business professionals, scientists, artists and aviators of tomorrow. The picturesque, residential campus is located 35 miles southeast of the Kansas City metro in Warrensburg, MO. Publicly supported, richly diverse in people and programs, UCM offers a remarkable educational experience.