Kansas City Art Institute: Ranking & Review

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Kansas City
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Kansas City Art Institute Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%65%68%
Applicants704204500
Admissions473132341
Enrolled undergraduates17148123
Enrolled total (including graduate students)663185478

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores32
Percent of students submitting SAT scores19%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
605
Math
545

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores148
Percent of students submitting ACT scores87%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
24
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Kansas City Art Institute Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$54,450$54,450
Off-campus$50,050$50,050
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,400 and other expenses per full academic year.

Kansas City Art Institute provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 192 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$37,400$37,400
Fees for full-time undergraduates$400$400
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,510$1,510

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts114114
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1616
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences99
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies88
Education22
English Language and Literature & Letters
Grand Total19130149

A total of 149 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Kansas City Art Institute.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%54%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%

General info

Alternative namesKCAI
Founded1885
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff173
Instructional FTE71
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools

Location and Contacts

Official Websitekcai.edu
Address4415 Warwick Blvd
Kansas City, Missouri, 64111-1874
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population460,000
Phone8164724852
Fax+1 (816) 802 3309

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