Kansas City Art Institute

4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO
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Majors offered at Kansas City Art Institute

Biggest majors
Design and Applied Arts
Graphic Communications
Fine and Studio Arts

Academics at Kansas City Art Institute

Student Faculty Ratio
9 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (69% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Kansas City Art Institute Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Kansas City Art Institute Students7%14%63%20%1%4%0%
All Bold.org College Students12%22%36%25%2%2%0%
Gender breakdown
Kansas City Art Institute Students
13%
71%
17%
Male
Female
< 17% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Kansas City Art Institute students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Creative Director84k
Creative Services Manager68k
Sr. Art Director65k
Senior Graphic Designer58k
Administrative Assistant49k
Product Designer47k
Graphic Designer43k
Based on 441 student responses
43.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
81.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
37%in High-Meaning careers

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Student reviews of Kansas City Art Institute

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67% of students

Known for

Safe campus
Welcoming student body
Beautiful campus
Access to outdoor activities
Comfortable dorms
Allyson Williamson
Painting and Studio Art
Guitar
Music
Art + 8 others

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

The foundation year is kind of rough if you already know what you want to do, but overall it's very informative, and almost every teacher has such a good understanding of what they teach it's incredible

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The dining hall is atrocious with staff that care so little it's baffling. The Foundation year is very long and honestly could be condensed to a single semester. Some students are what the kids call 'chronically online.

Nancy Susan Gordon
Painting and Studio Art
Ceramics And Pottery
Soap Making
Farming + 24 others

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I've been exposed to multiple ceramic techniques I never was at the previous ceramic college. I feel like the instructors really try to get you ready for the real world after you graduate.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I like hands-on, during the virus outbreak we had to take some classes online. Overall I love KCAI

Gissel F
Painting and Studio Art
digital art
Reading
Sports + 9 others

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

I understand it was just my first year in this institute but I really was hoping that the "Foundation Seminar" would improve preferably for the incoming students especially if they want to push their major.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

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