University description (as per official university website)
Kaplan College 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.
Your future is our main focus at Kaplan University. Our academic programs combine the convenience and flexibility of online learning with high academic standards and personal attention, offering you an opportunity to pursue educational excellence without putting your work and family obligations on hold. From the moment you contact us, you will be matched with a dedicated Admissions Advisor who will help guide you through the admissions process.
Kaplan University has established the following requirements and procedures for admission.
To apply to Kaplan University’s undergraduate programs you must provide evidence that you meet one of the following standards:
* Are a high school graduate
* Possess a General Education Development (GED) certificate
* Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by your home state, and be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state
* Are a high school senior eligible to apply and submit proof of high school graduation
One of the following forms of evidence of high school graduation or equivalent must be presented to Kaplan University:
* Acceptable evidence includes a certified copy of an original high school diploma
* A copy of a high school transcript indicating the date of high school graduation
* A copy of a DD214 military record indicating the applicant is a high school graduate or equivalent
* A GED certificate or official notification that a GED has been earned
* A college transcript indicating the date of high school graduation
Some programs require documentation that need not be submitted at the time of admission, but is required for successful completion of the program. If you attended high school in a foreign country, additional documentation may be required. For more information, chat live or call an Admissions Advisor at 866.527.5268 (Toll Free).
To apply to Kaplan University’s graduate programs, you must submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Additional documentation may be required to qualify for transfer of credit. Speak to an Admissions Advisor or refer to our University Catalog for details about our Transfer of Credit policy.