The Social and Behavioral Sciences programs are designed for people with a passion for making a difference in the lives of others.
Whether you are on your way up the corporate ladder or just getting started, our business degree programs and certificates could help you prepare to take your business career to a higher level.
Whether you want to enter the field of criminal justice or need credentials to advance your career, Kaplan University's criminal justice degree programs are designed to help you achieve your goal.
Our degree programs and certificates could help prepare you to teach diverse learners a broad range of academic content and educational foundations.
Our comprehensive fire science programs offer the flexibility of online learning, ideal for individuals in the fire science and emergency management fields who may work inconsistent hours.
You could acquire real-world knowledge and practical skills and prepare for a career in the health care industry by earning a health sciences degree, diploma, or certificate.
Our programs in legal studies, paralegal studies, and environmental policy are designed to fit your educational goals.
Our nursing degree and certificate programs are taught by practicing professionals who are dedicated to helping you prepare for real-world challenges in nursing.
Kaplan University's IT programs are designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills you need to start or advance your technology career.
Kaplan University offers over 180 degree and certificate programs all available to military, veterans, and spouses of active duty members. In addition, several programs have been developed to complement specific military occupations or programs established by the military.
The Kaplan University School of General Education courses support the academic, social, personal, and professional development of learners throughout their engagement with the University.
Open College at Kaplan University (OC@KU) offers individualized, affordable education that integrates technology and personalized service to help learners meet their career, academic, and personal goals.
Offering the flexibility of online education and support for military students.
Every day, talented individuals are proving it's never too late to think about the future.
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Renewal requirements for each type of
funding are listed below.
Federal and State Grants
Federal grants (including the Federal Pell Grant and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grand [SEOG]) require that the student (1) file the FAFSA each year and (2) maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress
(SAP) as outlined in the Kaplan University Catalog.
SEOG can only be awarded to Federal Pell Grant recipients. Federal grants are
available for an equivalent of 6 academic years. For more information on
Federal Pell Grants visit the Federal
Student Aid website.
State grants will be evaluated each
financial aid award year based on the applicable state policies. Renewal
requirements include but are not limited to (1) a conflict-free FAFSA on file, (2)
valid state of residency, (3) maintaining SAP, and (4) fund availability. Contact
your state for additional details.
Federal Student Loans
Federal Student Loans (including Federal Direct Subsidized and
Unsubsidized Loans and Federal Parent PLUS Loans and Graduate [PLUS] Loans)
require that the student (1) file the FAFSA each federal award year and (2)
maintain SAP. Federal Direct Subsidized Loans are available up until the
student reaches 150% of the published length of their program, provided the
student does not exceed the aggregate loan amount maximums established by the
federal government. For more information on the 150% Direct Subsidized Loan
Rule, visit the Federal Direct Loans Website.
Federal Work Study
Federal Work Study requires that the
student (1) file the FAFSA each year and (2) maintain SAP. Federal Work Study
is available as long as the student shows need based on the FAFSA results and
there is availability in the program. For more information on Federal Work
Study, students can visit the Federal Student Aid website.
Federal Work Study is only available at Kaplan University campuses.
Kaplan University Scholarships and Grants
The Every Credit Counts Scholarship will be automatically renewed each academic year
if the student meets the Continued Eligibility requirements for the scholarship.
The President’s Grant will be
automatically renewed each academic year if the student meets the Continued Eligibility requirements for the grant.
The Military Family Scholarship Program (Kaplan University/American Freedom
Foundation Scholarship) will be automatically renewed each academic year if the
student meets the Terms and Conditions for the scholarship.
Funds that are based on FAFSA information
can be affected by changes in a family’s financial situation, number of family
members in college, or household size. Also, if students fail to meet the
published priority deadline for filing the FAFSA, they could lose eligibility
for some or all of their FAFSA-based awards. Federal and state funds can be
affected by changes in the regulations governing those awards.
Loans are subject to borrowing limits.
Annual limits specify how much can be borrowed in a single school year. Aggregate (cumulative) limits specify how much can be borrowed through the loan
program. Cost of attendance limits specify that the loan amount must not be
greater than the school’s official cost of attendance minus other financial aid
Scholarships (which are not based on the
FAFSA) can be affected by a student’s failure to meet SAP, not graduating
within the maximum timeframe allowed by the scholarship stipulations, or not
maintaining the Continued Eligibility requirements for the scholarship.
Contact the Kaplan University Financial
Aid Department if you have additional questions.
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