University description (as per official university website)
Founded in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce, Kaplan University has over 70 years of experience helping adults prepare for the next level of their careers. Because everyone’s professional destiny is unique, Kaplan Continuing Education (KCE), a part of Kaplan University, has created education programs that continue to follow Kaplan University’s original model for helping online students achieve academic success. This includes binding the time-honored tradition of quality education to an invaluable emphasis on applicable knowledge, targeted skill development, and advanced career training.
About Kaplan Career Institute
Kaplan Career Institute is part of Kaplan Higher Education Campuses (KHEC), a division of Kaplan Higher Education Corporation (KHE). Kaplan Career Institute offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for working adults.
Kaplan Career Institute is part of Kaplan Higher Education Corporation (KHE), a division of Kaplan, Inc., which has built a long and distinguished tradition as both an academic pioneer and career-maker since 1938. Kaplan serves 1 million students per year across the United States and abroad, including online programs through Kaplan University. Kaplan is a leading global provider of educational services for individuals, schools, and businesses. A subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, Kaplan had 2007 revenue of more than $2 billion.
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Kaplan Higher Education Campuses is a group of institutions designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed for a competitive edge in today's job market. KHEC consists of more than 70 schools nationwide, each separately accredited by one of several national or regional accrediting agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Education. To make education relevant to students in their daily lives, KHEC programs focus on local employment needs.
Kaplan, Inc. is the second largest education company in the U.S. by revenue. Its programs are designed to lead to employment in some of the country's fastest-growing occupations, as projected by the U.S. Department of Labor. Through our career-oriented programs, you can gain the skills necessary to qualify for employment in a variety of fields.
Kaplan provides practical career training to busy adults who are juggling the demands of home, family, and work. Faculty and staff members have experience in their fields and teach the industry knowledge and technical skills that students need to succeed. Students can obtain a relevant education in a short amount of time, learning from passionate instructors who bring real-world expertise to the classroom.
Paying for School
The campus sites are full of information that can help you determine the types of financial aid available, how to apply for aid, and what you can do to make your college experience more affordable.
Additional information on eligibility requirements, alternate financing, amounts available, interest rates, scholarships, and repayment schedules is available from the Financial Aid Office.