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Kansas City Art Institute Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Kansas City Art Institute, the fee for the application is $45. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to Kansas City Art Institute?

Kansas City Art Institute does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Kansas City Art Institute will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 19. Kansas City Art Institute accepts about 1% of early action applicants* and 59% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, Kansas City Art Institute admitted 172 of the 172 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Kansas City Art Institute Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Kansas City Art Institute is slightly difficult. Kansas City Art Institute evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Kansas City Art Institute **accepted 59% of students, around 594 of the 1,005 students who applied.

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Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult. For applicants who are not residents of Missouri, getting into Kansas City Art Institute is slightly difficult.

What Does Kansas City Art Institute Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Kansas City Art Institute

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Kansas City Art Institute 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Kansas City Art Institute must submit the following items. Double check with Kansas City Art Institute's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 986 19
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Kansas City Art Institute?

Students admitted to Kansas City Art Institute have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 42% submitted a class rank. At Kansas City Art Institute 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 69% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Kansas City Art Institute, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 42%
3.75 and 3.99 19%
3.50 and 3.74 21%
3.25 and 3.49 20%
3.00 and 3.24 15%
2.50 and 2.9 19%
2.00 and 2.49 2%
Kansas City Art Institute does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Kansas City Art Institute has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 25% of Kansas City Art Institute's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 12% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Kansas City Art Institute?

To be competitive with other Kansas City Art Institute applicants, you should strive to earn between 1010 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Kansas City Art Institute 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Kansas City Art Institute student is 1126.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kansas City Art Institute students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kansas City Art Institute students scored 670 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Kansas City Art Institute?

To be most competitive at Kansas City Art Institute, you should strive to earn between 17 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kansas City Art Institute's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kansas City Art Institute students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

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Transferring to Kansas City Art Institute

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Kansas City Art Institute.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Kansas City Art Institute during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Kansas City Art Institute Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Kansas City Art Institute?

Students who are admitted to Kansas City Art Institute must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Kansas City Art Institute accept transfer credits?

Kansas City Art Institute accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kansas City Art Institute accepts:

CLEP subject tests

Does Kansas City Art Institute accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Kansas City Art Institute accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsbut does not accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Kansas City Art Institute?

No, Kansas City Art Institute is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..

What is Kansas City Art Institute's acceptance rate?

Kansas City Art Institute's acceptance rate is [rate]%.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Kansas City Art Institute?

The early action acceptance rate at Kansas City Art Institute was 1% in 2021.

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Kansas City Art Institute Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

59%

How hard is it to get into Kansas City Art Institute? Kansas City Art Institute is a less selective institution. The Kansas City Art Institute acceptance rate is 59%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.

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Kansas City Art Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kansas City Art Institute is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kansas City Art Institute is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Kansas City Art Institute ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

17 to 28

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Kansas City Art Institute is 21. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Kansas City Art Institute. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Kansas City Art Institute SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1210

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Math SAT Range

480 - 540

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Reading SAT Range

530 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1210 and Above

Good

1010 to 1210

Avg

1010 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Kansas City Art Institute students is 1126. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Kansas City Art Institute, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Kansas City Art Institute.

Kansas City Art Institute GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.3

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Kansas City Art Institute, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

698

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

59%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$40,575

Out-of-State

$40,575

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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