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A Stunning 16-acre Campus
Our beautifully serene, tree-shaded campus lies within KC’s arts corridor directly between the Nelson–Atkins Museum of Art, voted best U.S. museum based on Yelp reviews, and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Students often refer to the special feeling of community they experience on the central green, around which campus life revolves and where ideas and creativity take root.Learn More