Become A VIP

Everyone wants to be a VIP, right? So go ahead and create your personal admissions KCAI page. Keep track of your application's status.  Get a list of important dates to remember, like National Portfolio Day. Basically, be in the know.

We appreciate your interest in Kansas City Art Institute and want to learn more about you to serve you better. By answering the questions in the VIP form you allow us to customize our communications with you. By becoming a VIP you pave the way for a simple application process should you apply. After you apply you will be able to use your personal username and password to check on the status of your application. This is an excellent way to make sure that you receive invitations to all admissions events as well as to keep informed of your status every step of the way.

Already a VIP?

Log in here.

If you have been receiving e-mail and/or U.S. Mail from KCAI, you already have a VIP account and do not need to create a new one. Your login information has been sent to you in an e-mail. VIP login information is the same as the online application login information. To retrieve your login information, please e-mail us at

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Explore the KCAI Viewbook

The Kansas City Art Institute's viewbook provides an overview of KCAI's academic programs,  students, faculty, alumni and campus. Download the viewbook here  (PDF)

Financing options

Ninety-five percent of students at KCAI receive some type of financial aid. Find out more about how to make attending KCAI a reality.

Virtual Advisor

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Visit KCAI

The best way to know if the Kansas City Art Institute is right for you is to experience it. Schedule a tour today.