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University of Central Missouri

City Year is proud to partner with the University of Central Missouri, a public, comprehensive university located in Warrensburg, Lee’s Summit and online and is designated as the state’s baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution in professional applied science and technology.

University of Central Missouri offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

10% Tuition Discount

Eligible members of the City Year community include currently serving AmeriCorps members, alumni who completed a term of AmeriCorps service and staff members employed for at least two years will receive a 10% discount on tuition for any undergraduate or graduate degree programs (both in-person and online).

Additional benefits

The University of Central Missouri will waive the application fee and permit admitted students to defer enrollment by one year if they decide to stay with the City Year for additional time before starting their studies.

Why City Year loves the University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

To apply

All UCM programs are eligible for this discount. Access the University of Central Missouri’s Preferred Learning Partners website and apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation, access the Application Fee Waiver and Apply for the Tuition Discount

Please email the City Year Alumni & Career Services Department at with the University of Central Missouri: City Year verification letter request” in the subject link and include the site where you served and dates of service in the email. This letter will be sent directly to Online and Learning Engagement at UCM who will work with Student Financial Services to apply your discount.

To contact Online and Learning Engagement at UCM

Please call 660-543-4984 or email

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alums and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.

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