Cleveland at a Glance

Stats & facts about Cleveland University-Kansas City

Want to know how many students attend Cleveland, the average GPA, or how many alumni are currently practicing in the health care field? Check out the facts below to learn quick interesting stats about CUKC.


CUKC Population Stats

Total students: 455
Professional/Graduate: 412
Undergraduate students: 43
Mean age: 27
Male: 59%
Female: 41%
Students are from 25 states and 3 foreign countries
Alumni: approximately 8,000 throughout the U.S. and many foreign countries
The Health Center provided 36,311 services to public clients last year.

Fact about our history

Founded in 1922 as Central College of Chiropractic

1924 – Renamed Cleveland Chiropractic College

1995 – Established BS degree in Biology and Pre-Professional Health Science Program

2002 – Added Associate of Arts degree

2008 – Moved to new, renovated 34-acre campus in Overland Park, suburb of Kansas City

2010 – Added Master's in Health Promotion degree

2013 – Reaffirmation of Programmatic Accreditation by Council on Chiropractic Education

2015 – Reaffirmation of Institutional Accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission

2015 – Cleveland transitioned to University status and became Cleveland University-Kansas City

2017- Added Associate of Applied Sciences degree

Academic Excellence

Average entering GPA: 3.8
Student to Instructor ratio: 11.1
Average graduation rate (Doctor of Chiropractic Program): 80.2%

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE)

NBCE Exam Completion Rates


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