Kaplan College: Narrative Description

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1801 East Kimberly Rd., Ste. 1
Davenport, IA 52807-2095
Tel: (563)355-3500; Admissions: (563)441-2496; Web Site: http://www.kaplancollegeia.com/

Description: Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Kaplan Higher Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees (profile includes both traditional and on-line students). Founded 1937. Setting: suburban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $2935 per student. Total enrollment: 9,194. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 5,017 applied, 94% were admitted. full-time: 1,648 students, 70% women, 30% men. Part-time: 7,546 students, 73% women, 27% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 91% from out-of-state, 0.04% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 1% black, 0.1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 92% 25 or older, 16% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $10,620 full-time, $236 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Most popular organization: academic department clubs. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. Academic Resource Center with 7,000 books, 120 serials, 504 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $67,600. 120 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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