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Kansas City Art Institute

Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Art Institute, founded in 1885, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 16-acre campus is located in Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City Art Institute

Kansas City, MO

Tuition & Fees

$40,255

$40,255

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
700-800
0
600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
33%
24-29
33%
18-23
23%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
49%
12-17
22%
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
45%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

28%

male

72%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 574
Declined + 440
Total Received 1,014
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Private (nonprofit)

699

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Animation
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Codes

SAT 6330
ACT 2277

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Location

School Facts

Kansas City Art Institute, founded in 1885, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 16-acre campus is located in Kansas City, MO.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 699
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)

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Kansas City, MO

16-acre campus in Kansas City (population: 488,943). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Kansas City Art Institute
4415 Warwick Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111-1820

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
30%
700-800
0
600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
36%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
33%
24-29
33%
18-23
23%
12-17
11%
30-36
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
49%
12-17
22%
30-36
11%
24-29
33%
18-23
45%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
(may be waived with approved fee waivers)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 574
Declined + 440
Total Received 1,014

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Recommendations

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Karen Townsend
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 522-5224
F: 816 802-3309
admiss@kcai.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,588.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,500
Room $8,600
Board $2,950
Additional fees $755
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $53,305
Average Financial Aid - $27,588
Total with Avg. Aid $25,717

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,642,635
State $319,972
Institutional $11,333,058
Other external $398,514
Total $13,694,179

Non-need-based

Federal
State $14,948
Institutional $2,706,776
Other external $216,083
Total $2,937,807
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 522-5224
F: 816 802-3453
financialaid@kcai.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lori Baer
Director of Financial Aid
lbaer@kcai.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation
Art History
Ceramics
Creative Writing
Fiber
Filmmaking
Graphic Design
Illustration
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Product Design
Sculpture
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Illustration
  2. Animation

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships

699

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

699
students

Female
72%
506

Male
28%
193

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

692
students

Female
73%
503

Male
27%
189

2%

7
students

Female
43%
3

Male
57%
4

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 10

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

63

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

63

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Colombia
Japan
Mexico
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Julia Welles
Senior Academic Affairs Specialist
816 802-3309
admiss@kcai.edu

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