Institute for Urban Education

IUE student working with Elementary School students

Is the IUE the right choice for you?

  • IUE students express a strong desire to teach in an urban school.
  • IUE students believe that all children are capable of learning.
  • IUE students commit to the IUE program through graduation.
  • IUE students honor their contractual agreement upon graduation, to teach in a Kansas City partner urban school district for at least four years.
  • IUE students bring their best to their teaching, concentrating on quality and mastery of subject matter.
  • IUE students maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 each semester.







UMKC Admissions

IUE application

Financial Aid and Scholarships





IUE scholarship (priority):
March 1

FAFSA: March 1

UMKC Application for Admission (Fall term): April 1

Submit your application
by mail to:

Amber Daugherty
IUE Application
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

Submit your application
in person:

UMKC Office of Admissions
5115 Oak Street
Room 120
Kansas City, MO 64110


Application questions
Amber Daugherty
Phone: 816-235-1202
Relay Missouri:  800-735-2966