Private 4 Year

Kansas City Art Institute Tuition & Cost

Kansas City, Missouri

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Kansas City Art Institute
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$600
Room and Board $12,125
Other Expenses Budget$2,500

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Kansas City Art Institute on a full time basis for 2021/2022 is $56,700 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $39,975 for tuition, $12,125 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $600 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Kansas City Art Institute is $39,975, the same as Missouri residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Kansas City Art Institute when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Kansas City Art Institute
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$25,203
$30,001 to $48,000$27,069
$48,001 to $75,000$27,607
$75,001 to $110,000$30,864

The average reported annual net price for Kansas City Art Institute for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $29,566 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad Kansas City Art Institute received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $25,159 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 70% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,383 and 14% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $17,016.

Finanical Aid Kansas City Art Institute
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $25,159 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $22,326 99%
Pell Grants $4,630 39%
Other Federal Grants $1,092 46%
State and Local Grants $2,184 22%
Federal Student Loans $5,383 70%
Other Student Loans $17,016 14%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Kansas City Art Institute, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $103,496. The loan balance of $103,496 is a four year multiple of the $25,874 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $987 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $103,496
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $987.47
Total Interest Paid $14,999.92
Sum of All Loan Payments $118,495.92

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $56,700
2 $57,848
3 $59,019
4 $60,214

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Kansas City Art Institute to be $226,800 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Kansas City Art Institute
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,740 $5,220 $6,960

Estimated cost for a class at Kansas City Art Institute based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Kansas City Art Institute versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Kansas City Art Institute Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177746 IPEDS survey data for Kansas City Art Institute.