Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI)

Kansas City, MO

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Kansas City Art Institute

Kansas City Art Institute

Kansas City Art Institute Student Essentials

Kansas City Art Institute Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Nickname: KCAI
Website: www.kcai.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $31,992
Out-of-State Tuition: $31,992
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 822
Year Established: 1885

About KCAI

Art and design students seeking fully accredited academics do not have to look any further than the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri.

The institute is proud of its membership in the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design, which is a group of leading art schools throughout the county.

The institute’s academics consist of BFA programs in an array of disciplines, including:

  • Art History
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration

To foster a sense of community among the student body, the institute automatically enters all admitted students into the Student Assembly, which not only sponsors most campus activities, but serves as a link between students and KCAI administrative faculty as well. They will be able to gain leadership skills as they decide how to distribute funds to different student groups and help coordinate school events.

A variety of student groups are available to join, which will allow you to enhance your college life by participating in extracurricular activities. From the Sculpture Club to Christian organizations, you will be able to find your niche.

KCAI determines admissions according to an applicant’s drawing, coloring and design skills, willingness to learn and take artistic risks, and letters of recommendation. Students can apply via the KCAI website.

Merit-based scholarships are available to qualifying students. Additional forms of KCAI financial aid include Perkins loans, direct student loans, Missouri Financial Assistance grants and Pell grants.

KCAI Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Kansas City Art Institute 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

Kansas City Art Institute is a small community, where you are able to create connections with the custodians to your classmates to the president. I am surrounded by people who love where they are and what they do, and that gives me the best education and experience I could ask for.


KCAI Map & Location

Kansas City Art Institute
4415 Warwick Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111


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Getting Around KCAI

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

6/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Kansas City, MO

Winter
Dec
42
26
Jan
39
22
Feb
45
26
Spring
Mar
56
36
Apr
67
47
May
76
57
Summer
Jun
85
67
Jul
90
72
Aug
89
70
Fall
Sep
80
61
Oct
68
49
Nov
54
37

KCAI Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 822
Freshman Class 289
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 822

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 66%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 21%
Latino 7%
African American 3%
Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 21%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 65%
Part-Time 35%
Women 68%
Men 32%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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