663
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,003
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Kansas City Art Institute is a 4-year institution located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4415 Warwick Boulevard
Kansas City, MO  64111-1874
United States
Contact Mr. Gerald Valet
Director of Admission Technology
Email: admiss@kcai.edu
Phone: 816-474-5224
Fax: 816-802-3309

Majors & Degrees

Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts Related Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

663
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

472
Females Applied
319
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

197
Males Applied
128
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

45
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 660
SAT Math 470 630
ACT Composite 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,900
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Fees

500
Full-time student fees
10,400
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

27,003
Avg. Financial Aid Package
21,293
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,780
Avg. Loan Aid
18,295
Avg. Grant Aid
22,499
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

663
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.8%
Black or African American 5.13%
White or Caucasian 64.27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 2.67%
Two or more races 10.27%
Other 8.42%

Gender

Male (28.36%)
Female (71.64%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 37%

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Faculty

9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 52