Housing & Relocation

  • Students at KCUMB have a wide variety of affordable and convenient housing options to choose from throughout the metropolitan area. Known for affordable housing prices and a low cost of living, Kansas City offers a home for every lifestyle. Get to know Kansas City ... then, get down to business with changing your address, setting up utilities and furnishing your new home.


  • Century Towers

    For those looking for modern, apartment-style living at a reasonable price, Century Towers is located across the street from the KCUMB campus. Century Towers is the primary residence for more than 200 KCUMB students every year.
    Visit the Century Towers website to learn more.

    Loft Living

    For those looking for a diverse, urban-living environment, there are many newly renovated lofts within minutes of campus. The River Market, downtown and Crossroads Districts are home to hundreds of lofts, all with easy access to entertainment, shopping, restaurants, grocery stores and other amenities.

    Suburban Housing Opportunities

    Students in search of a more suburban housing market can find several award-winning communities within minutes of campus, including:
    Parkville, Mo.
    Liberty, Mo.
    Lee's Summit, Mo.
    Overland Park, Kan.  

    These communities and others nearby offer affordable housing, beautiful parks and excellent school districts for those hoping to find homes for their families.

    For more information about housing, please contact admissions@kcumb.edu.

    Current students may log in to the intranet to view ads for available housing.

    Welcome to Kansas City! Here are some websites to help you get acquainted with the metro and settle into your new home.

    About Kansas City

    Learn more about the city that KCUMB calls home and check out our top 10 list for Kansas City! 

    VisitKC.com

    Discover the best of Kansas City through the Visitor’s Choice Awards or search nearby attractions, hotels, shopping, restaurants and more using the Interactive Map. Learn your way around town with Maps, Guides & Transportation. We enjoy all four seasons, so check out Kansas City Weather.  

    KCMO.org

    Visit the New Residents section to set up utilities, register to vote, renew your driver’s license, even scope out school districts for the little ones.

    MO.gov & Kansas.gov

    View the official websites for Missouri and Kansas for visitor guides, state history, government and business information.

    Relocation Specialist

    Michelle Sparks
    Senior Relocation Specialist
    (913) 221-0180
    Michelle.Sparks@cort.com

    Additional Resources

    • Groceries, Gas and More
      Located close to campus are two gas stations and an ALDI supermarket. Several laundry mats and dry cleaners are also nearby.
    • Banking and Post Office
      A post office is located one block away from the KCUMB campus. Nearby banks include KCUMB's on-campus Credit Union, Bank of America, Commerce Bank, UMB, Citi Bank and Central Bank of Kansas City.