First Year Foundation

As you begin your journey at KCAI, you’ll start in the Foundation program—an immersive experience that offers a collaborative environment of opportunity and expression to begin your creative transformation.  

Liberal Arts

Cultivate expertise in your field. Step on a soapbox. Learn to use your voice. Embrace the study of the humanities, and social and natural sciences in Liberal Arts.


KCAI offers 13 studio majors taught by award winning faculty who are themselves, professional artists, designers and scholars.


Complement your major with an interdisciplinary minor at KCAI. Supplement your studio practice with classes that best fit your interests and goals.