Kansas City Art Institute Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Kansas City Art Institute
How hard is it to get into Kansas City Art Institute and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 473 out of 704 applicants were admitted making Kansas City Art Institute a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 45 percent. Kansas City Art Institute typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Kansas City Art Institute SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT19%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1220|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Kansas City Art Institute?
Kansas City Art Institute typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Kansas City Art Institute.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1340 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1220 to 1340||Avg +||67%-78%|
|1100 to 1220||Avg -||54%-67%|
|980 to 1100||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 980||Low||<41%|
Kansas City Art Institute ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT87%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Kansas City Art Institute?
Admission data indicates that Kansas City Art Institute regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 87 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Kansas City Art Institute.
ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Kansas City Art Institute.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>79%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||67%-79%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||56%-67%|
|17 to 20||Reach||45%-56%|
|Less than 17||Low||<45%|
Avg. High School GPA3.21
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Kansas City Art Institute. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kansas City Art Institute was 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Kansas City Art Institute accepts 67% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||24%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
66% of Kansas City Art Institute freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||13%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||66%|
|Bottom 50% of class||34%|
|Bottom 25% of class||12%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||36%||36%||36%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply311
Applicants have 311 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Kansas City Art Institute before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Kansas City Art Institute and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Not applicable|
|High School GPA||Not applicable|
|High School Class Rank||Not applicable|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Not applicable|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Not applicable|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177746 IPEDS survey data for Kansas City Art Institute.