Kansas City Art Institute

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$36,300

3.36% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$29,003

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.62%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

65%

778 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

635

98.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.3%

116 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 (31 degrees awarded), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (27 degrees), and Painting (24 degrees).

In 2016, 194 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kansas City Art Institute. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (136 degrees), 6.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $36,300, which is $22,329 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $36,300, which is $22,329 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,003.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,300

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Kansas City Art Institute was $36,300. The cost of tuition at Kansas City Art Institute is $22,329 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$29,003

2016 Value

6.23%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Kansas City Art Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,003. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Kansas City Art Institute grew by 6.23%.

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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 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.2% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Kansas City Art Institute received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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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.

9.62%

2015 Default Rate

25

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Kansas City Art Institute was 9.62%, which represents 25 out of the 260 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.

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Admissions

Kansas City Art Institute received 778 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.5% annual growth. Out of those 778 applicants, 506 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65% acceptance rate.

There were 635 students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute in 2016, and 13% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kansas City Art Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 32.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

506

Accepted Out of 778

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Kansas City Art Institute was 65% (506 admissions from 778 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 58%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 11.5%, while admissions grew by 24.9%.

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SAT Scores

13%

Submission Percentage

22

Scores Submitted

13% of enrolled first-time students at Kansas City Art Institute in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kansas City Art Institute has a total enrollment of 635 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute is 627 students and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.7% 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 62.5% White, 11.2% Two or More Races, 7.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.3% Black or African American, 2.68% Asian, 0.63% 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 (46.9%), followed by White Male (15.6%) and Two or More Races Female (8.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 635 students. The full-time enrollment at Kansas City Art Institute is 627 and the part-time enrollment is 8. This means that 98.7% of students enrolled at Kansas City Art Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2016 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 81%. 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.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    397

  2. Two or More Races

    71

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    47

The enrolled student population at Kansas City Art Institute is 62.5% White, 11.2% Two or More Races, 7.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.3% Black or African American, 2.68% Asian, 0.63% 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 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 52 students (8.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 68 more women than men received degrees from Kansas City Art Institute. The majority of degree recipients at Kansas City Art Institute are white (136 degrees awarded). There were 6.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kansas City Art Institute is Illustration (31 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (27 degrees) and Painting (24 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 (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (138 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (7 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 (251,639 people), Designers (200,957 people), Miscellaneous managers (150,450 people), Postsecondary teachers (127,256 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (94,233 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (138 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (7 degrees), English (10 degrees), and Human Sciences (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, and Dental hygienists

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (138 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (7 degrees), English (10 degrees), and Human Sciences (7 degrees).

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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 (439,832 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (264,111 people), Computer Systems Design (108,356 people), Hospitals (105,751 people), and Legal services (86,215 people).

The most specialized majors at Kansas City Art Institute are Communication Technologies (27 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (138 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (7 degrees), English (10 degrees), and Human Sciences (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 31 degrees awarded

  2. 27 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kansas City Art Institute was Illustration with 31 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 63

  2. 131

In 2016, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City Art Institute, which is 0.481 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (131).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Kansas City Art Institute in Painting, which is 0.714 times less than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Kansas City Art Institute in Illustration, which is 2.1 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 41% 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, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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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.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kansas City Art Institute is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 27.6% of graduates (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    136 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kansas City Art Institute is white (136 degrees awarded). There were 6.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (21 degrees).

8.25% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    94 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kansas City Art Institute is white female (94 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (42 degrees).

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Operations

Kansas City Art Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $54.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.01M (1.85%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Kansas City Art Institute had a total expenditure of $18.2M. Of that $18.2M, they spent $7.97M on salaries and $18.2M on benefits.

Kansas City Art Institute employs 23 Assistant professors, 17 Professors, and 15 Associate professors. Most academics at Kansas City Art Institute are Male Assistant professors (14), Male Associate professors(10), and Male Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 25 employees, Management, with 21 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$54.5M

2015 Endowment

0.854%

decline from 2014

Kansas City Art Institute has an endowment valued at about $54.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Kansas City Art Institute declined 0.854% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44.9M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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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.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $36.9k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Kansas City Art Institute received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $36.9k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$7.97M

Salary Expenditure

$18.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Kansas City Art Institute had a total expenditure of $18.2M. Of that $18.2M, they spent $7.97M on salaries and $18.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Kansas City Art Institute as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.97M

2015 Salaries

0.789%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Kansas City Art Institute paid a median of $7.97M in salaries, which represents 43.8% of their overall expenditure ($18.2M) and a 0.789% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.83% decline from 2013 and a 2.72% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.89M

Instructional Salaries

53

Number of Employees

In 2015, Kansas City Art Institute paid a total of $2.89M to 53 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

23 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

25 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute were Assistant professor with 23 employees; Professor with 17 employees; and Professor with 15 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees; Management with 21 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kansas City Art Institute was Male Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Associate professor with 10 employees, and Male Professor with 9 employees.

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

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