Kansas City Art Institute

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$39,500
2.07% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$29,566
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.82%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
59.1%
1,005 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
698
99% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
57.5%
77 Graduates

About

Kansas City Art Institute is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MO. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kansas City Art Institute were Illustration (23 degrees awarded), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (21 degrees), and Painting (19 degrees).

In 2020, 151 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kansas City Art Institute. 82.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 17.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (97 degrees), 5.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $39,500, which is $25,100 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $39,500, which is $25,100 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,566.

In 2020, 100% of undergraduate students attending Kansas City Art Institute received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$39,500
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Kansas City Art Institute was $39,500. The cost of tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $25,100 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,400).

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Average Net Price

$29,566
2020 Value
3.84%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Kansas City Art Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,566. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Kansas City Art Institute grew by 3.84%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,325
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kansas City Art Institute was of $9,325 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 13.7% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Kansas City Art Institute received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.82%
2018 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Kansas City Art Institute was 5.82%, which represents 11 out of the 189 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Kansas City Art Institute received 1,005 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.985% annual decline. Out of those 1,005 applicants, 594 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.1% acceptance rate.

There were 698 students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kansas City Art Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 31.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
594
Accepted Out of 1,005

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kansas City Art Institute was 59.1% (594 admissions from 1,005 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 56.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.985%, while admissions grew by 3.48%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Kansas City Art Institute in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Kansas City Art Institute has a total enrollment of 698 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute is 691 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kansas City Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 7.74% Black or African American, 5.87% Two or More Races, 4.87% Asian, 0.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.3%), followed by White Male (16.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 698 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute is 691 and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 99% of students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 68.5% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Kansas City Art Institute was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71.5%), Kansas City Art Institute had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    454
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    86
  3. Black or African American
    54

The enrolled student population at Kansas City Art Institute is 65% White, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 7.74% Black or African American, 5.87% Two or More Races, 4.87% Asian, 0.43% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.4% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 19 students (2.72%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 97 more women than men received degrees from Kansas City Art Institute. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Kansas City Art Institute is white (97 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kansas City Art Institute is Illustration (23 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (21 degrees) and Painting (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kansas City Art Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and English (10 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Elementary & middle school teachers (180,558 people), Other managers (119,174 people), Postsecondary teachers (119,073 people), Graphic designers (90,329 people), and Secondary school teachers (87,346 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and English (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and English (10 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (366,231 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (243,923 people), Computer Systems Design (105,334 people), Legal services (80,072 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (79,586 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (120 degrees), and English (10 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kansas City Art Institute.
Most Common
  1. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kansas City Art Institute was Illustration with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

27
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
124
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City Art Institute, which is 0.218 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (124).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City Art Institute in Ceramic Arts & Ceramics, which is 0.545 times less than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Kansas City Art Institute in Illustration, which is 3.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 53% of students graduating from Kansas City Art Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 61% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kansas City Art Institute is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 10.4% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    97 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kansas City Art Institute is white (97 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (17 degrees).

7.95% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    82 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Female
    16 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Kansas City Art Institute is white female (82 degrees awarded). There were 5.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races female (16 degrees).

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Kansas City Art Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $69.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.42M (2.03%), compared to the 1.87% average return ($195k on $10.4M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2020, Kansas City Art Institute had a total salary expenditure of $22.6M. Kansas City Art Institute employs 20 Associate professors, 19 Assistant professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at Kansas City Art Institute are Male Associate professors (12), Male Assistant professors(11), and Male Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 21 employees, Management, with 18 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

Endowment

$69.8M
2020 Endowment
3.54%
decline from 2019

Kansas City Art Institute has an endowment valued at about $69.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Kansas City Art Institute declined 3.54% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $59.4M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $465k - Federal
  2. $4.41k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Kansas City Art Institute received $465k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.41k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.83M
2020 Salaries
0.116%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Kansas City Art Institute paid a median of $9.83M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($22.6M) and a 0.116% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.72% growth from 2018 and a 6.52% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.95M (42.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.88M
Instructional Salaries
57
Number of Employees

In 2020, Kansas City Art Institute paid a total of $3.88M to 57 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $855k (29%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
20 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute were Associate professor with 20 employees; Assistant professor with 19 employees; and Assistant professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees; Management with 18 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute was Male Associate professor with 12 employees, Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Male Professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Kansas City Art Institute.

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