Kaplan University - Des Moines Campus, IA

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Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus

4655 121st Street
Urbandale
IA
50323
School Setting Suburb: Large: Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionPlains IA KS MN MO NE ND SD
PresidentJeremy Wells
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
Kaplan Higher Education Corporation
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate for-profit (profit-making) institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives compensation other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Other academic year
Category used to describe ''non-traditional'' calendar systems at 4-year and 2-year degree-granting institutions. These can include schools that offer primarily on-line courses or ''one course at a time''.
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 821
Number of Men 246
Number of Women 575
Percentage Women70%
Percentage Men30 %
Full-time Students 489
Part-time Students 332
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 24 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $15,327
Books and Supplies $0
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $25
Out of State Tuition $25
Application Fee $20
Estimated Total$15,397

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 77%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$5,939
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 80%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $5,158
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 68%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,891
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 47%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,805
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Medical/Clinical Assistant100
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies85
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training56
Information Technology47
Business/Commerce, General36
Business Administration and Management, General29
Legal Assistant/Paralegal21
Human Services, General19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse15
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping9
Accounting7
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4

Degrees Awarded by Level

Associate's Degree232
Bachelor's Degree104
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate56
Master's Degree13

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (515) 727-2115
Institution’s internet website address http://desmoines.kaplanuniversity.edu/Pages/Homepage.aspx
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.