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.
Learn more about becoming an international student at US-based and accredited Kaplan University.
Learn about transferring your previously earned college credits to Kaplan University.
We have partnered with many employers and educational institutions to provide their employees and students with education opportunities.
Corporate and Academic Partners
Kaplan University is dedicated to the support, engagement, and involvement of our graduates.
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University is committed to helping you find more ‘Ways to Save’ on college
tuition. Our scholarships, grants, transfer and experiential learning credits
are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you
graduate sooner. For important information, click here.
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At Kaplan University, we are constantly searching for ways to help students seek a brighter future, and that includes making sure our tuition costs are as low as possible. It’s why we are introducing the Kaplan University Tuition Cap for the select programs listed in the table.
How it works: When you enroll in a participating Tuition Cap program at Kaplan University, your tuition will be capped, ensuring that you only pay a fixed amount for your education at Kaplan University. Once you hit your tuition cap, you will no longer have to make payments for the rest of your education, even if you have to retake a course, as long as you meet and maintain all enrollment requirements for the Kaplan University Tuition Cap program.
Why it helps: Not only will you know exactly how much your education will cost when you enroll, but our Tuition Cap will also help you save 33% off the total cost of your degree.6 It's part of our promise to help make college education more accessible and more affordable. Click here for answers to commonly asked questions.
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You can view detailed tuition information by selecting your program of interest from our academic programs page.
Kaplan University Scholarships: You may qualify for one of our Kaplan University scholarships, which could reduce your tuition by as much as $500 per term—a maximum value of $6,000 on your degree.
Corporate and Academic Tuition Grants
Kaplan University has partnered with many employers to provide educational benefits to their employees. You may be eligible for a corporate tuition grant.
We also have relationships with several community colleges. If you are transferring from one of these colleges, you could be eligible for a tuition grant. Faculty and staff may also qualify for tuition benefits on master’s degrees and certificate programs.
Transfer your existing college credits, apply for credit from work and life experiences, or pass a course assessment and you could save time and money while earning your degree.
Kaplan University believes
you have earned a quality education through your service and should not have to
pay excessive out-of-pocket expenses to reach your educational goal. As a
result we have significantly reduced many of our tuition rates for
servicemembers, including Guard and Reserve; veterans; and military spouses.
Servicemembers may receive up to a 55%* tuition reduction and veterans up to a
38% reduction. Military spouses receive a 10% reduction, and spouses and
dependents of veterans or current military members may be eligible for the Military
Family Scholarship Program, which covers over 50% of tuition costs. Please note, these reductions cannot be combined. The 10% reduction for military spouses is not
available for programs in which a tuition cap program is offered.
*Tuition reduction percentages based on standard tuition
rates and do not represent the reduction from special tuition offers such as
scholarships or tuition cap programs.
For Kaplan University students who are joining us as citizens of countries outside of the United States, we offer a 25% tuition reduction. Find out more about International student admissions requirements.
Have you been thinking about continuing your education? Our new alumni tuition reduction program for online programs could reduce the cost of your master’s degree by 20%. If you are a returning Kaplan University student, please contact the Office for Returning Students today to find out more. Call 866.318.8649 (toll free) or email email@example.com to request information.
1Tuition only, exclusive of fees and
prerequisites. Online bachelor’s degree comprising 180 quarter credit hours.
Tuition calculated at $371.00 per quarter credit hour. Campus tuition may vary.
Average tuition paid by a Kaplan
University graduate taking into account all forms of tuition reductions,
academic year 2013–2014. Source: Office of the Provost, September 2014.
Savings achieved through a combination of experiential learning, course assessments, and President's Grant for eligible students [(a)+(b)+(c)]. (a) EL 203: Dollar savings are calculated by multiplying the average number of quarter credits awarded (27) by the Kaplan University standard tuition of $371.00 minus the $1,500.00 portfolio review fee = $8,517.00. (b) Course assessments: Dollar savings are calculated by multiplying the available remaining number of course assessment credit options (84) less average EL 203 quarter credits awarded (27) by the Kaplan University standard tuition of $371.00 minus $100.00 fee per course assessment = $20,007.00. (c) President’s Grant: Dollar savings are calculated by multiplying the grant award $100.00 per term) by the remaining number of terms, up to a maximum of 9 terms for bachelor’s degrees, = $900.00. Savings based on length of study, which varies by program and amount of transfer credits, if any, awarded.
Savings achieved through a combination of experiential learning, course assessments, and Every Credit Counts Scholarship for eligible students [(a)+(b)+(c)]. (a) EL 203: Dollar savings are calculated by multiplying the average number of quarter credits awarded (27) by the Kaplan University standard tuition of $371.00 minus the $1,500.00 portfolio review fee = $8,517.00. (b) Course assessments: Dollar savings are calculated by multiplying the available remaining number of course assessment credit options (84) less average EL 203 quarter credits awarded (27) by the Kaplan University standard tuition of $371.00 minus $100.00 fee per course assessment = $19,947.00. (c) Transfer Scholarship: Dollar savings are calculated by multiplying the grant award ($500.00 per term) by the remaining number of terms, up to a maximum of 9 terms for bachelor’s degrees, = $4,500.00. Savings based on length of study, which varies by program and amount of transfer credits, if any, awarded. Every Credit Counts Scholarship eligibility requirements include having 20 or more prior quarter credits for which the student maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
Dollar savings are calculated by
multiplying the maximum number of credits allowed through prior learning (135)
by the Kaplan University standard tuition of $371.00 = $50,085.00. Students may
use prior learning credits toward up to 75% of their degree plan. In the
2012–2013 academic year, Kaplan
University online and campus students (excluding military) who started and used
prior learning credits shortened their program by an average of 36%. The
average per-student savings was $19,386 toward the total degree. Individual
student savings will vary. See University Catalog for Prior Learning Assessment policy.
6 Enrollees in programs eligible for Tuition Cap pricing will pay the same tuition cost per quarter credit hour and fees as for other undergraduate programs/enrollees plus $200 per-term administrative fee and other fees. The total cost of the program, though, will be capped. Savings based on amount of transfer credits, if any, awarded. Students who receive transfer credit typically study for significantly fewer terms and do not qualify for maximum savings. Contact an Admissions Advisor for details.
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