September 2nd, 2008
Kaplan University was originally established as the American Institute of Commerce in 1937. The name was later changed to Quest College and in November 2000 it was renamed Kaplan College after being taken over by Kaplan, Inc. It became Kaplan University in September 2004 when they were approved to provide graduate-level degree courses.
At Kaplan University online, there are no boundaries and the opportunities are not restricted by geography. This allows it to hire leading educators and practicing business professionals from anywhere in the world. You will have chance to learn and check your knowledge via online quizzes, interactive classrooms, seminars, and Web field trips. A few programs offer externships or other opportunities by which you may get real-world experience.
Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
- Legal Studies
- Health Sciences
- Criminal Justice
- Arts and Sciences
Kaplan University offers a dynamic and encouraging approach to online learning. It focuses on adding a human touch to the high technology of online learning. You will discover a dedication to provide you with extraordinary ease, online tools and resources, and the chance to reach your goals.
Loans and Grants
Kaplan University students are entitled to apply for the Title IV federal student loan programs. Federal loans are usually lower interest rate loans providing students a grace period during which payments are not due, as well as several repayment plans. Presently, the university offers Subsidized Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, and Parent Plus loans through the William D. Ford Direct Loan program with the U.S. Department of Education.
Students can also apply for a Direct Loan by filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and by electronically signing a Master Promissory Note (MPN).
- Academic Achievement Scholarships
- Additional Kaplan University Scholarships
- California Scholarships
- Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Emergency Services Scholarship
- Private and Outside Scholarships
Detailed information about these scholarships can be found at http://online.kaplanuniversity.edu/Pages/Scholarships.aspx.