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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Art Institute Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Kansas City Art Institute

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.2%
Admission Difficulty for Kansas City Art Institute
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1100-1340
Applicants Submitting SAT
19%
SAT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1100
SAT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1340
Average SAT Score 1220

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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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Kansas City Art Institute admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Kansas City Art Institute ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
87%
ACT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Kansas City Art Institute admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.21
Typical High School Grades
B

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 #30 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.

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High School GPA's for admitted Kansas City Art Institute students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 14% Good
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

High School Class Rank

66% of Kansas City Art Institute freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Kansas City Art Institute students
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%

Admission Statistics

Kansas City Art Institute admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 500 204 704
Accepted 341 132 473
Acceptance Rate 68% 65% 67%
Enrolled 123 48 171
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 36% 36%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
284

Applicants have 284 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
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

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Kansas City Art Institute and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Kansas City Art Institute Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Kansas City Art Institute
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.