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Park University

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    Private, Not-For-Profit

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  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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


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  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


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


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.


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




8700 NW River Park Dr


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.


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


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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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Visit College

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.


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Total One Year Cost


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. 


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


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


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


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Most Popular 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

  • 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


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


Full-time / Part-time

42% / 58%

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US National: 44%



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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


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

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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.

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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.

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After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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

$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

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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< $30K


$30K - $48K


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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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