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Kansas City Art Institute Overview

Kansas City Art Institute is a private not-for-profit institution located in Kansas City, Missouri. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Kansas City Art Institute Known For?

156 Undergraduate Awards
$34,542 Avg Cost After Aid
67% Acceptance Rate
  • Kansas City Art Institute has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Kansas City Art Institute.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 52% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average Kansas City Art Institute student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Kansas City Art Institute has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#19 Best Value Colleges for Design & Applied Arts College Factual
#22 Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#32 Best Value Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#37 Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#48 Best Value Colleges for Fine & Studio Arts College Factual

Where Is Kansas City Art Institute?

Location of Kansas City Art Institute

Contact details for Kansas City Art Institute are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111-1874
Phone: 816-472-4852
Website: www.kcai.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kansascityartinstitute
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/KCArtInstitute

How Do I Get Into Kansas City Art Institute?

You can apply to Kansas City Art Institute online at: www.kcai.edu/admissions/

Admission Requirements for Kansas City Art Institute

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Kansas City Art Institute?

67% Acceptance Rate
72% Of Accepted Are Women
19% Submit SAT Scores
Kansas City Art Institute has an acceptance rate of 67%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 28% of accepted students are men and 72% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Average Test Scores

About 19% of students accepted to Kansas City Art Institute submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 660. Math scores were between 470 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Kansas City Art Institute  ( 550 to 660 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Kansas City Art Institute  ( 470 to 620 )
200
800
Kansas City Art Institute received ACT scores from 87% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 28. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Kansas City Art Institute  ( 20 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Kansas City Art Institute  ( 17 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Kansas City Art Institute  ( 20 to 27 )
1
36

Can I Afford Kansas City Art Institute?

$34,542 Net Price
78% Take Out Loans
8.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Kansas City Art Institute is $34,542. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Kansas City Art Institute, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $8,785 a year. That adds up to $35,140 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kansas City Art Institute is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Kansas City Art Institute Undergraduate Student Diversity

663 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 672 undergraduate students at Kansas City Art Institute, with 663 being full-time and 9 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Kansas City Art Institute

Gender Diversity

Of the 663 full-time undergraduates at Kansas City Art Institute, 29% are male and 71% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Kansas City Art Institute

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kansas City Art Institute students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Kansas City Art Institute Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 40
Hispanic or Latino 76
White 422
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 91

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Kansas City Art Institute. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 5 countries are represented at Kansas City Art Institute. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Colombia.

Kansas City Art Institute Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Fine & Studio Arts 76 76
Design & Applied Arts 45 45
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 15 15
Graphic Communications 14 14
Writing Studies 6 6
TOTAL 156 156

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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