The Kansas City Art Institute is a four-year, independent, fully accredited college of art and design offering the bachelor of fine arts degree in a variety of disciplines. This great institution has a stellar history, dating back to its origins in 1885.
There has never been a better time to pursue the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Our nations employers are eager to discover what the next generation of innovators and creative thinkers can offer. At the Kansas City Art Institute, you will grow artistically and academically. You will experience a campus community that has identified academic excellence, community involvement, diversity and world citizenship as strategic priorities. You will see references to these priorities — and how they relate to you — throughout this website.
You may be concerned that the cost of a private education is out of reach, but there are resources available to help you. More than 95 percent of our students receive institutional scholarships, and we can help you identify other sources of financial aid as well. In many instances, the cost to attend KCAI is competitive with that of state universities, while our facilities and student-teacher ratio are far superior. Dont let financial concerns keep you from exploring all we have to offer you.