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: 492
Professional/Graduate: 449
Undergraduate students: 39
Mean age: 27
Male: 56%
Female: 44%
Students are from 28 states and 2 foreign countries
Alumni: approximately 8,000 throughout the U.S. and many foreign countries
The Health Center provided 18,710 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 Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology and Pre-Professional Health Science Program

2002 – Added Associate of Arts degree in Biological Sciences

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 Science degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant and Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology

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

CUKC Student Performance Data

In keeping with the Council on Chiropractic Education Accreditation Standards, and the Higher Learning Commission requirements for public disclosure of student performance, CUKC makes public information pertaining to student enrollment, graduation, and retention. All performance data is updated and posted annually by Aug. 1.

Find a downloadable PDF here that contains information for associate, baccalaureate, graduate and professional program enrollment, retention and graduation over a three-year period (2013-17).

The accelerated baccalaureate Human Biology degree program at Cleveland University-Kansas City prepares students who are pursuing medical and chiropractic careers. Students may concurrently enroll in the baccalaureate and Doctor of Chiropractic degree programs.

Cleveland University-Kansas City
Retention Rate by Program Level (Fall to Spring)

Undergraduate

Term
Fall 2014
Fall 2015
Fall 2016

Headcount

47
43
52

Retention %


87.23%
81.40%
90.38%



Master's

Term

Fall 2014
Fall 2015
Fall 2016

Doctor of Chiropractic

Term
Fall 2014
Fall 2015
Fall 2016


Headcount

9
2
2


Headcount

426
410
410


Retention %

77.78%
100%
50%


Retention %

97.86%
98.53%
97.07%









Cleveland University-Kansas City
Completion Rate by Program Level (150% of Standard Completion Time)

Undergraduate
(First-time, full-study only)*

Term
Fall 2014
Fall 2015
Fall 2016



Cohort Headcount


1
1
5



Completion %


100%
0%
20%



Master's

Term

Fall 2014
Fall 2015
Fall 2016

Doctor of Chiropractic

Term
Fall 2014
Fall 2015
Fall 2016


Cohort Headcount

N/A
5
0


Cohort Headcount

57
58
59


Completion %

N/A
20%
N/A


Completion
%

70.20%
77.60%
81.40%








*Due to the accelerated nature of the undergraduate Biological Sciences and Human Biology degree programs, very few first-time students are admitted.