The Kansas City Art Institute is pleased to provide this student aid calculator as a guide for early financial planning for college. This calculator will provide a preliminary estimate of federal and institutional aid eligibility. The estimates are based on the award policies of the 2018-2019 academic year and are subject to change.

KCAI is pleased to offer generous merit scholarships and need-based financial aid that make our high-quality private education affordable to nearly everyone.

To help you get an idea of what your college expenses will be, use the calculator below and review these examples of typical KCAI financial aid award packages. Please note that the estimates provided by the calculator apply only to new, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students.

Our students benefit from top-notch academics, close attention from faculty, a beautiful campus located in the heart of Kansas City and extra-curricular opportunities that could fill every waking hour outside the classroom. Students admitted to the Class of 2022 will receive their personalized financial aid award letter detailing all merit and need-based funding beginning in March. Apply online today!

Step 1.
General Information
Type of student and residency information
Freshman or transfer student? Which state do you live in? Where are you planning to live?
Step 2.
Financial Information
Dependency status and financial aid information
Are you an independent student?
Applying for financial aid?
Expected family contribution Follow this link to calculate EFC
Step 3.
Academic Information
GPA, Portfolio Review, and test score information
HS GPA (on a 4.00 scale)
Transfer GPA (on a 4.00 scale)
Portfolio Review We encourage you to try out all five portfolio scores to learn the full range of possible awards. Follow this link to learn more about portfolio requirements & submissions
New SAT Score – Evidence Based Reading and Writing + Math (for SATs taken after February 2016) If you took the Old SAT, please click here to convert your score to the New SAT
ACT Score - Composite
DISCLAIMER:
This calculator is designed for use by undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens and all monetary data must be reported in U.S. dollars. Most colleges and universities employ a different formula to determine eligibility for students from outside the U.S. that is not available with this calculator.

This anonymous Net Price Calculator tool helps families plan for educational costs by providing an estimated financial aid package. The package includes an estimated net cost figure that reflects cost of attendance minus any scholarship or grant aid based on the 2017-2018 awarding rules.

If the amount you're expected to contribute is less than the cost of this school, the difference is your "financial need" for the 2017-2018 academic year only. Students must re-apply for financial assistance each year based on their most current economic circumstances.

Since students are rating their own portfolios without knowledge of their actual scores, award amounts may vary from what is shown here.