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Kansas City Art Institute Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

822 students

63% admitted

  • 810 full time
  • 12 part time
  • 310 men full time
  • 512 women full time
  • 801 applied
  • 507 admitted
  • 247 enrolled

734 Undergraduates

$31,992 tuition/year

  • 5 Non-Degree
  • $31,992 out of state
  • N/A fees
  • $9,466 room & board
  • $2,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Campus Setting: Plains Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: None
School Colors: Purple and green
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Daiana from Miami, FL
  • 0
  • kansas city art institute provides an intensive education in the visual and liberal arts. the foundations program is great because you are able to take classes in a variety of different…

  • Feb-08-2012 Read More
  • Sydney from Kansas City, MO
  • 0
  • it is a rigorous and creative environment. it pushes the students to be creative and resourceful while developing their skills. it is a small, bustling community.…

  • Feb-14-2012 Read More
  • Ashley from Kansas City, MO
  • 0
  • A very open minded and attentive school focused on the achievement and success of the students. A full staff with as much desire as experience to guide the future of…

  • Jun-26-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

The mission of Kansas City Art Institute is to be a leader in the visual arts and design education by preparing gifted students for lifelong creativity through intensive interaction with preeminent faculty and facilities, and by stimulating active public awareness, support, and participation in the visual arts and design.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Brent from Kansas City, MO
  • Jan-01-2012 I am a current student here

    I love the atmosphere and student body. Though this obviously doesn't apply to every member of the student body, most people I've encountered on campus have been generally open and friendly. The campus is a bit small but active and is in a prime location that gives students the chance to interact with the surrounding city.

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  • 1
  • Jamie from MD
  • Aug-07-2011 I am a past student here

    Most of my time at KCAI was really awful. The dorms are a terrible place to live, and they take their own sweet time fixing things that need fixing. There was a throbbing noise all of my second semester that kept everyone awake at night and nothing was done about it for the longest time. The food is terrible and many days I would just eat cereal for every meal because the options are just that bad. We would often walk down to QT to get food. My only enjoyment came from the few friends I made, which had nothing to do with the school itself. You need a car to get basically anywhere and overall, my experience was just not something I'd wish upon anyone.

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  • 5
  • Britney from Hannibal, MO
  • Feb-20-2011 I am a current student here

    Great enviornment. Everyone is super nice and they work their hardest to make it feel like home. The staff is very friendly and hardworking. I love the campus and the location, within walking distance of the plaza shopping district and right between the kemper and nelson atkins museum.

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