69%

Acceptance Rate

$6,185

Avg.Financial Aid

002498

FAFSA Code

About Park University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,415

Website

www.park.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Park University is a private not for profit institution established in the year 1875. The oldest building of the university Mackay Hall’s construction began in 1886, occupied in 1893. The campus is about 700 acres. There are 64-degree programs and 27 certificate programs. The campus represents the students from 58 countries.

Founded in 1875 by John A. McAfee on land donated by George S. Park, the University was initially known as Park College. John A. McAfee served as the first President of the institution.

The mission of the University is to transform the lives of students through the agency of accessible, student-centered, and quality higher education. Accountability, Inclusivity, Excellence, and Integrity are the core values of the institute.

The student-faculty ratio of the university is 15:1 with a total student population of 11,227 which consists of 4,113 full-timers and 7,114 part-timers.

Online Education at Park University

The institute started offering online classes in 1996. The institution was renamed Park University in 2000.

The online programs allow you to study from anywhere at any time It is designed in a way where flexibility meets credibility. The classes are scheduled in accelerated, eight-week terms allowing the opportunity to start the course five times each year. Usually, the classes are started in January, March, June, August, and October.

Accreditation

Park University is nationally recognized and is recognized by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to offer various degree programs on campus as well as online.

Location & Contact

Address

8700 NW River Park Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8167412000
Fax: 8167414462
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Rankings

Some of the rankings according to the U.S.News report are given below.

  • Ranks between 128 to 165 in Regional Universities Midwest.
  • Ranks 92nd in Best Online Graduate Business Programs.
  • Ranks 156th in Best Online MBA Programs.
  • Ranks 174th in Best Online Bachelor's Programs.
  • Ranks 213th in Best Online Graduate Education Programs.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

A private, not-for-profit University, Park University is situated in Parkville, Missouri. The institute offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. 

During the admission process, applicants have to pay an application fee of $35. Students with a decent academic background will have no trouble getting admitted into a program of their choice.

Admissions Process

  1. Apply to Park
  2. Submit official transcripts
  3. Apply for financial aid
  4. Start your classes

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For more information regarding the same, applicants or students can visit our admissions page.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,359

Average Annual Cost

$11,172

Books And Supplies

$1,755

Other Fees

$400

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,672

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,500

Total One Year Cost

$24,499

As mentioned in the data above, the total one year cost of attending Park University is $24,499. The total cost of attendance includes expenses in the form of tuition and fees, cost of books and supplies, room and board expenses, other expenses, and so on.

The average cost of tuition at Park University is $11,172. Meanwhile, books and supplies may cost up to $1,755

Net Price refers to the total cost of attending a University when expenses are taken into consideration. Net Price varies according to the family income. 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

55%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

30%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Criminal Justice and Corrections

1,257 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

819 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

406 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

257 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

111 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

105 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

91 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

70 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

67 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

51 Graduates

Homeland Security

48 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

47 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

39 Graduates

Marketing

33 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

27 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

26 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

23 Graduates

Social Work

23 Graduates

Psychology, General

20 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

18 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

18 Graduates

Computer Science

16 Graduates

Economics

16 Graduates

Biology, General

10 Graduates

Education, Other

10 Graduates

Public Administration and Social Se...

9 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

9 Graduates

Public Administration

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Sociology

6 Graduates

Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Engineering, Other

2 Graduates

Fire Protection

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

2 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

1 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,569

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

42%

Part-time

58%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

45% White

7% Unknown

19% Black

20% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

47%

Out Of State

46%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$57,220 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 36% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

36%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,640/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,600/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,600/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,480 per year. Park University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at PU costs around $3,600 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol and 24-hr escort safety rides. The university has enrolled around 56% male and 44% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$10,500

$26,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$109 - 278

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,185

Students Receiving Federal Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,573

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,720

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,343

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,370

$30K - $48K

$7,474

$48K - $75K

$3,397

$75K - $110K

$4,176

> $110K

$3,547

There are plenty of financial aids provided by the university. The office of financial aid will provide an estimated budget for the program you have selected and a financial aid instructor will evaluate and estimate the financial aid package based on this estimated budget.

All the students are required to fill up the FAFSA and receive the Student Aid Report to determine their financial position.

Park University federal school code is 002498.

  • The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant and so on.

  • The Institutional Aid includes Academic Scholarship, Endowed Scholarship, David Mack Knight Business Administration Scholarship, Anna Louise Latimer Education Scholarship, and Competitive Freshman Scholarship.

  • The Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance Program.

  • The State Aid includes Pennsylvania State Grant, Missouri Access Student Financial Assistance Program (MO Grant Program), and Vermont State Grant. 

For any further information, we suggest you follow Park's Financial Aid page

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