Kansas City Art Institute

Add Comparison

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$37,400

3.03% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$28,135

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.56%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

67.2%

704 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

663

98.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.5%

104 Graduates

About

Kansas City Art Institute is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kansas City Art Institute were Illustration (28 degrees awarded), Painting (22 degrees), and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (16 degrees).

In 2017, 167 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kansas City Art Institute. 68.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (100 degrees), 4.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (23 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $37,400, which is $23,400 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $37,400, which is $23,400 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,135.

In 2017, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$37,400

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kansas City Art Institute was $37,400. The cost of tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $23,400 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Kansas City Art Institute (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$28,135

2017 Value

2.99%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kansas City Art Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,135. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kansas City Art Institute grew by 2.99%.

This chart compares the average net price of Kansas City Art Institute (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$8,120

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kansas City Art Institute was of $8,120 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Kansas City Art Institute (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Kansas City Art Institute received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.01% with respect to 2016, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Kansas City Art Institute (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

8.56%

2016 Default Rate

19

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Kansas City Art Institute was 8.56%, which represents 19 out of the 222 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Admissions

Kansas City Art Institute received 704 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 9.51% annual decline. Out of those 704 applicants, 473 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.2% acceptance rate.

There were 663 students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute in 2017, and 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kansas City Art Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 36.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

473

Accepted Out of 704

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kansas City Art Institute was 67.2% (473 admissions from 704 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 65%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -9.51%, while admissions declined by -6.52%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Kansas City Art Institute (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

19%

Submission Percentage

32

Scores Submitted

19% of enrolled first-time students at Kansas City Art Institute in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Kansas City Art Institute has a total enrollment of 663 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute is 656 students and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kansas City Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.4% White, 10.7% Two or More Races, 7.24% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Black or African American, 2.71% Asian, 0.754% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.7%), followed by White Male (16.6%) and Two or More Races Female (7.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 663 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute is 656 and the part-time enrollment is 7. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Kansas City Art Institute (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

77%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Kansas City Art Institute was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Kansas City Art Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Kansas City Art Institute (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    414

  2. Two or More Races

    71

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    48

The enrolled student population at Kansas City Art Institute is 62.4% White, 10.7% Two or More Races, 7.24% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Black or African American, 2.71% Asian, 0.754% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 75 students (11.3%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 63 more women than men received degrees from Kansas City Art Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Kansas City Art Institute are white (100 degrees awarded). There were 4.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (23 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kansas City Art Institute is Illustration (28 degrees awarded), followed by Painting (22 degrees) and Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kansas City Art Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (123 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (8 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Elementary & middle school teachers (270,924 people), Other managers (139,252 people), Postsecondary teachers (132,718 people), Graphic designers (98,658 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (86,958 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (123 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (8 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), and English (9 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (123 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (8 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), and English (9 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Elementary & secondary schools (472,055 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (260,354 people), Computer Systems Design (119,279 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (113,180 people), and Legal services (91,451 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (123 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (8 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), and English (9 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kansas City Art Institute.

Most Common

  1. 28 degrees awarded

  2. 22 degrees awarded

  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kansas City Art Institute was Illustration with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree recipients from bachelors degree programs at Kansas City Art Institute according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 52

  2. 115

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City Art Institute, which is 0.452 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (115).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Kansas City Art Institute by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City Art Institute in Illustration, which is 0.556 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Kansas City Art Institute in Illustration, which is 1.8 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

60%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 60% of students graduating from Kansas City Art Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Special Focus Institutions Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kansas City Art Institute is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.62% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    100 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kansas City Art Institute is white (100 degrees awarded). There were 4.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (23 degrees).

13.8% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    69 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kansas City Art Institute is white female (69 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (31 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Kansas City Art Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.17M (11.2%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Kansas City Art Institute had a total salary expenditure of $21.6M. Kansas City Art Institute employs 24 Assistant professors, 19 Associate professors, and 13 Professors. Most academics at Kansas City Art Institute are Male Assistant professors (14), Male Associate professors(13), and Female Assistant professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute are: Office and Administrative Support, with 22 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 21 employees, and Management with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$64M

2017 Endowment

12.6%

growth from 2016

Kansas City Art Institute has an endowment valued at about $64M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kansas City Art Institute grew 12.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $53.9M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Kansas City Art Institute (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $35.9k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Kansas City Art Institute received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $35.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.2M

2017 Salaries

20.3%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Kansas City Art Institute paid a median of $10.2M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($21.6M) and a 20.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.89% growth from 2015 and a 0.789% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$3.59M

Instructional Salaries

56

Number of Employees

In 2017, Kansas City Art Institute paid a total of $3.59M to 56 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.02M (18.6%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

24 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute were Assistant professor with 24 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 13 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute were Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 21 employees; and Management with 17 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute was Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Associate professor with 13 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Kansas City Art Institute.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart