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Kaplan University is one of the most frequently searched universities in America, according to a recent internet keyword search of American colleges.
Kaplan is a for-profit college which is primarily a distance learning school. However, Kaplan also has 15 physical campuses throughout the United States, so students can take traditional classroom courses as well, with both day and evening options available.
Originally established in 1937, Kaplan currently maintains an enrollment of more than 33,000 students, on campus and online.
Kaplan is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Above: The Kaplan campus in Davenport, Iowa
Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Kaplan.
1. Where is Kaplan University?
Kaplan has 15 physical locations in 7 states, with its main campus located in Davenport, Iowa, and its headquarters located in Chicago, Illinois.
Here are the official addresses of all of Kaplan's brick-and-mortar learning locations:
9000 Keystone Crossing
7009 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, Iowa
3165 Edgewood Parkway SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1801 East Kimberly Road
4655 121st Street
Des Moines, Iowa
2570 Fourth Street SW
Mason City, Iowa
14 Marketplace Drive
475 Lisbon Street
265 Western Avenue
South Portland, Maine
18618 Crestwood Drive
1390 Piccard Drive
1807 Park 270 Drive
St. Louis, Missouri
1821 K Street
5425 N 103rd Street
201 West Wisconsin Avenue
2. What types of degrees are offered at Kaplan University?
Kaplan offers Associate degrees, Bachelors degrees, Masters degrees, and Doctoral degrees in many fields of study, as well as a number of certificates and diplomas.
Kaplan also has a law school, as well as the School of Professional and Continuing Education, where students can earn their teaching credentials.
3. What undergraduate programs are offered at Kaplan University?
Here is a list of some of the undergraduate majors (leading to Associate degrees, Bachelors degrees, or Certificates) offered at Kaplan:
4. What graduate programs are offered at Kaplan University?
Here is a list of Masters and Doctoral degrees available at Kaplan:
Masters Degree Programs:
Kaplan also offers a Doctoral degree (PhD) program in Nursing.
Above: A screenshot of Kaplan's online college
5. What courses are offered at Kaplan's Law School?
Kaplan features the nation's first online law school. It's called Concord Law School of Kaplan University. Students take required courses for the first two years, followed by focusing on their chosen specialties during the last two years.
The Concord Law School is based in San Diego, but courses are offered fully online.
Here are the legal courses that are required to earn a JD at Concord Law School.
The American Bar Association (ABA) does not accredit online programs, but Concord Law degree holders can still take the California Bar Association exam, and practice law if they pass the exam.
Kaplan provides the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the Bar Exam.
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6. Why should I attend Kaplan?
Here are just a few good reasons for enrolling at Kaplan:
7. How much does it cost to attend Kaplan?
According to the Kaplan website, the cost of tuition and fees for undergraduate students is:
The tuition for Kaplan graduate programs depends on which program you take. Standard graduate school tuition at Kaplan ranges from $385 to $700 per credit hour.
The tuition for full time admission to Concord Law School of Kaplan University is less than $13,000 per year.
All of the above tuition costs pertain to online courses. Campus-based courses may cost more.
Additional fees may also apply, such as application fees, textbook fees, technology fees, transcript fees, and insurance fees, among others. Additional costs may include computer equipment and an internet connection.
Students enrolled at Kaplan may be eligible for financial aid, as long as they successfully complete the FAFSA form.
Above: A typical diploma from Kaplan
8. What is the contact information for Kaplan University?
You can reach the main office of Kaplan toll free by calling 866-KAPLAN-U.
To reach the Indianapolis, Indiana location, call 317-208-5311.
To reach the Cedar Falls, Iowa location, call 319-277-0220.
To reach the Cedar Rapids, Iowa location, call 319-363-0481.
To reach the Davenport, Iowa location, call 563-355-3500.
To reach the Des Moines, Iowa location, call 515-727-2100.
To reach the Mason City, Iowa location, call 641-423-2530.
To reach the Augusta, Maine location, call 207-213-2500.
To reach the Lewiston, Maine location, call 207-333-3300.
To reach the South Portland, Maine location, call 207-774-6126.
To reach the Hagerstown, Maryland location, call 301-766-3600.
To reach the Rockville, Maryland location, call 301-258-3800.
To reach the St. Louis, Missouri location, call 314-205-7900.
To reach the Lincoln, Nebraska location, call 402-474-5315.
To reach the Omaha, Nebraska location, call 402-431-6100.
To reach the Milwaukee, Wisconsin location, call 414-223-2105.
To reach the Concord Law School of Kaplan University, call 877-757-8189.
Above: Another Kaplan online screenshot
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