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    Our Mission

    Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in today’s diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.

  • About Kaplan University

    Are you committed to achieving your educational and career goals? Kaplan University not only offers online programs, but campus-based, and blended programs in fields such as social and behavioral sciences, businesscriminal justiceeducationhealth sciences,  information systems and technology,  legal studies, and nursing. Students can earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees as well as certificates and diplomas.

    Who We Are

    Kaplan University is a part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan, Inc.'s wide range of products includes programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education and professional training. Each of our offerings helps students reach an important milestone in their education and careers.

    Our Purpose

    To accomplish its mission, Kaplan University has established the following purposes:

    • Provide academic programs that have been developed and assessed by faculty, staff, and members of educational, professional, and business communities.
    • Provide intensive and comprehensive instruction using both onsite and online learning modes of delivery that strengthens student academic achievement.
    • Instill in its students the value of lifelong learning by stimulating intellectual curiosity, creative and critical thinking, and awareness of culture and diversity.
    • Plan and provide facilities and resources that respond to the needs of students, faculty, and staff.
    • Assist students in developing professional attitudes, values, skills, and strategies that will foster success in their careers and in life.
    • Prepare students to meet the ever-changing needs of their communities now and in the future.

    Our Vision

    We are a lifelong partner for career improvement by delivering a best-in-class educational experience with an unmatched commitment to student success.

    Our Values

    Our core values define our culture and provide the framework for what we deliver to our students and employees each day.

    • Integrity-We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in everything we do.
    • Knowledge-We offer expert resources to help you achieve your academic and career best.
    • Support-We give you the tools you need to succeed.
    • Opportunity-We open doors and broaden access to education.
    • Results-We're dedicated to helping you achieve your goals-we succeed when you succeed.


    Our History

    As one of the world's leading providers of lifelong education with operations around the globe, we have evolved well beyond our historic roots in test preparation and now serve students of all ages through a wide array of offerings. These include programs for kids and schools, postsecondary education, professional training, and more.

    Kaplan University has been ahead of the curve responding to employment demands, employer needs, teaching methods, and the use of various educational resources since it was founded in 1937.*

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