Kansas City Art Institute: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief overview of Kansas City Art Institute general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Kansas City Art Institute admission requirements are moderately competitive; in 2015-16 the school accepted 58% of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

KCAI generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$45
KCAI requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at KCAI is $45.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Assessment Test is not an important bit of the application process. Only 18 percent of applicants at KCAI took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 490 to 630 on Critical Reading, from 460 to 590 on Math, and from 470 to 590 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you got a score above 590 in SAT Critical Reading, 560 in SAT Math, and 560 in SAT Writing - this should make you safe for being admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
560
590

SAT Math
430
530
560

SAT Writing
440
530
560

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a really important step of the application at KCAI. 82% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 19 to 27 on Composite, from 19 to 28 on English, and from 17 to 25 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you got a score above 25 in ACT Composite, 26 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Maththen it is enough to be admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
23
25

ACT English
18
24
26

ACT Math
16
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone
(816)
472-4852
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Kansas City Art Institute, please contact this college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (816) 472-4852 or check Kansas City Art Institute Website

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