Kansas City Art Institute

4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO

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Kansas City Art Institute is a nonprofit private art school located in Kansas City, Missouri, that provides specialized education and training in a variety of art related fields. Kansas City Art Institute has more than twenty different programs available, with a Bachelor's degree being the highest level available. The more popular enrolled programs among aspiring artists are shown below:

  • Painting
  • Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography

Student and special services are available at Kansas City Art Institute, giving personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At Kansas City Art Institute, the graduation rate is around 77%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 10%.

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation has accredited the instruction & training provided by Kansas City Art Institute for over sixty-six straight years. To read more and get consumer disclosures, you can visit

Programs Offered

The following is a list of areas of study available at Kansas City Art Institute. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.

Find more information about available programs offered by Kansas City Art Institute by clicking the request information button to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Communication Technology


Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately - after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There may be an application fee required, please check with this school for more information. The school's financial aid department offers additional information regarding types of aid, how to apply and more. Students may contact the school by calling (816) 802-3300. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with Kansas City Art Institute for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $35,000-$42,000 per year
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $1,500 to $1,800 per unit
  • Required fees: $160

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$19,575
Receiving Student Loans87%$7,045

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Contact Information

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