Joplin Interview Day Experience


2901 St. John’s Blvd Joplin, MO 64804
Main building entrance


When you arrive at the Farber-McIntire campus you will see student parking directly in front of the main building and also to the west side of the building. Please park in either Student Parking Area and follow the signage into the welcome entryway of the main building. Please do not park in marked visitor spots.

Where to Stay

From AirBnB’s to hotels, the city of Joplin has several lodging options for you to choose from. KCU has discounted rates at a number of local hotels in the area, many of which are close to our campus. See a list of KCU affiliated hotels.

Getting Around

Joplin offers a number of public transportation options including the Joplin Sunshine Lamp Trolley, Uber, Lyft and private cab service. More information can be found here.

Joplin Life

The city of Joplin is home to approximately 50,000 people with 400,000 people living in a 40-mile radius, making Joplin the 4th largest metropolitan area in Missouri. There is a vibrant live music and art scene as well as dozens of fantastic food options all over the city. Joplin hosts monthly art walks in the downtown area as well as Third Thursday events from March-October in the downtown district which allow you to experience local art, music, entertainment and food.When you plan your trip to interview with KCU, make sure to experience some of the exciting things that Joplin has to offer.

Learn more about Joplin