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  • At Kaplan University, almost 10% of our current student population is in the 50+ age group, giving our students the community and support services they need to succeed.

    We Value Your Experience

    At Kaplan University, we value your accomplishments, your work skills, and your life experiences. Our Portfolio Development course helps you translate them all into credits toward your degree, saving you time and money.  


    This is Different. This is ExcelTrack.TM

    ExcelTrack is a personalized, competency-based option available for select programs. It gives you more control—getting you to the same degree faster, for less money.

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    Committed to Your Success


    As part of our pledge to help you succeed, we offer The Kaplan CommitmentSM. We stand behind our academic quality and believe students have the right to make an educated decision about their education. At Kaplan University, new undergraduate students can experience real classes before deciding if they will stay and pursue their studies. Students who withdraw during the introductory period will have no financial obligation beyond the application fee.*

    Hear From Our 50+ Students

    Kaplan University has helped thousands of students take that first step. With flexible class schedules and instructors who adapt to you, we simplify the transition back to school. Every day, talented individuals are putting their experience to work and proving it's never too late to think about the future. Hear what some influential thinkers and students over 50 are saying about lifelong learning. 


  • Hear from Thought Leaders and Kaplan University Graduates on the Importance of Continuing Education

    • 50+ Leader
      Thoughts from Leaders and Alumni Over 50
    • Margeret Spellings
      Margaret Spellings – Former U.S. Secretary of Education on "Inspiring Teachers"
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      Online Learning: The 50+ Advantage
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      Moira Forbes - President, ForbesWomen on "Entrepreneurship"
    • Business Story - Carol Platt
      Graduate Carol Platt on Earning a Business Degree
    • Jeff Weiner
      Jeff Weiner – CEO, LinkedIn on "The Importance of Continuing Education"
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  • * Classes count toward a degree if satisfactorily completed. No credits are earned if the student withdraws during the introductory period (3 weeks for undergraduate students), which begins day one of the first term. Students who choose to continue their studies at the University will need to meet specific requirements. Graduate programs not included. Additional terms may apply to international and non-U.S. citizen students. For further information, see the University Catalog and the Kaplan Commitment Statement. Application fee waived for campus and learning center students through December 31, 2017.

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