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Kansas City Art Institute Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

65%
Admission Difficulty for Kansas City Art Institute
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Kansas City Art Institute? The school has a 65% acceptance rate. Last year, 506 out of 778 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Kansas City Art Institute typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

65% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1020-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
13%
SAT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1300
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 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. 13 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
1300 and Above Good >76%
1160 to 1300 Avg + 65%-76%
1020 to 1160 Avg - 52%-65%
880 to 1020 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 880 Low <39%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
85%
ACT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Kansas City Art Institute
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 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
25 and Above Good >76%
23 to 25 Avg + 65%-76%
21 to 23 Avg - 52%-65%
19 to 21 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 19 Low <39%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Kansas City Art Institute accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

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

Admission Statistics

Kansas City Art Institute admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 587 191 778
Accepted 391 115 506
Acceptance Rate 67% 60% 65%
Enrolled 128 35 163
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 30% 32%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
226

Applicants have 226 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

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
Mar 9 Mar 22
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 9 Feb 20
Apr 13 Apr 23
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

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.