Kaplan University

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Kaplan University Offers

  1. Online flexibility
  2. Personal attention
  3. Financial aid assistance

You Could Qualify for Scholarships

Students pursuing an undergraduate degree at Kaplan University with prior coursework at another institution can apply for the Every Credit Counts Scholarship. Students can save $500 per term, for $4,000 or more on an associate's degree or $6,000 or more on a bachelor's degree.

New online bachelor's and master's degree students may be nominated for the Pass the Torch Scholarship. Students can save $500 per term for a bachelor's degree or $250 per term for a master's degree.

The President's Grant is available for new students that enroll in specific associate's and bachelor's degree programs. The grant reduces tuition by $100 per term for bachelor's and associate's degree programs.

Service members, including Guard and Reserve, veterans, and their family members may qualify for both reduced tuition rates and scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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About Kaplan University

Kaplan University is a private university with undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs delivered through an online learning environment. U.S. News & World Report evaluated hundreds of universities and ranked Kaplan University's online bachelor's degree programs among the nation's best for the second consecutive year. Fast Company also ranked Kaplan, Inc. #3 among the most innovative education companies in the world.

Kaplan University offers more than 170 degree and certificate programs in arts and sciences, business and management, criminal justice, education, information technology, health sciences, nursing, and legal studies. These programs offer students the flexibility to study on their terms, in order to take advantage of an interactive learning environment. Additionally, Kaplan University features advanced-start bachelor's degree programs for students with associate's degrees that can be completed in as little as 2 years (See University Catalog for Transfer of Credit policy).

In the Military?

In an effort to accommodate students who are active military, Kaplan University will consider military experience and prior relevant coursework for college credit. Military students pursuing an undergraduate degree could be able to earn as much as 75% of their credits through prior experience and courses.

Additionally, Kaplan University provides a flexible deployment policy for students who need it. Undergraduate tuition has been reduced up to 55 percent per quarter credit hour for active-duty service members and reservists. Veteran undergraduate tuition can be reduced up to 38 percent per quarter credit hour. Reduced tuition for graduate-level programs are also available, as is tuition reduction for military spouses. Kaplan University participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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Accreditation Information

Kaplan University is regionally accredited, see the University's website for details.

Study.com and Kaplan University Official Transfer Guide

Students can transfer up to 15 Study.com courses to a Kaplan University undergraduate program.

A minimum grade of 70% is required to transfer an approved Study.com course to Kaplan University.

Kaplan University accepts transfer credit from the following courses:
Study.com Course Code & Name Kaplan University Course Code & Name Credits
Biology 101: Intro to Biology SC235: General Biology I - Human Perspectives 5
Biology 102: Basic Genetics Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Biology 103: Microbiology SC246: Fundamentals of Microbiology 5
Biology 105: Anatomy and Physiology Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Biology 106: Pathophysiology HS200: Diseases of the Human Body 5
Business 100: Intro to Business Open Elective 5
Business 101: Principles of Management AB140: Introduction to Management 5
Business 102: Principles of Marketing AB219: Marketing 5
Business 103: Introductory Business Law Open Elective 5
Business 104: Information Systems and Computer Applications Open Elective 5
Business 106: Human Resource Management AB203: Human Resource Management 5
Business 107: Organizational Behavior Open Elective 5
Business 109: Intro to Computing IT190: Foundations in Information Technology 5
Business 111: Principles of Supervision Open Elective 5
Chemistry 101: General Chemistry SC155: Introduction to Chemistry 5
Earth Science 101: Earth Science Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Education 101: Foundations of Education Open Elective 5
Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity SC225: Environmental Science - Ecosystems, Resources and Carbon Footprints 5
Geology 101: Physical Geology Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Health 101: Principles of Health Open Elective 5
History 101: Western Civilization I Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
History 102: Western Civilization II Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
History 103: US History I Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
History 104: US History II Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
History 106: The Civil War and Reconstruction Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
History 108: History of the Vietnam War Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Humanities 101: Introduction to Humanities Arts and Humanities Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Math 101: College Algebra MM212: College Algebra 5
Math 102: College Mathematics MM150: College Mathematics 5
Math 103: Precalculus Mathematics Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Math 104: Calculus Mathematics Core Requirement or Open Elective 9
Math 105: Precalculus Algebra Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Nutrition 101: Science of Nutrition SC115: Principles of Nutrition 5
Political Science 102: American Government SS236: People, Power and Politics - An Introduction to American Government 5
Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology PS124: Introduction to Psychology 5
Psychology 102: Educational Psychology Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Psychology 103: Human Growth and Development Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Psychology 104: Social Psychology Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Psychology 105: Research Methods in Psychology Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Psychology 106: Abnormal Psychology Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Psychology 107: Life Span Developmental Psychology Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Psychology 108: Psychology of Adulthood and Aging Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Religion 101: Intro to World Religions Arts and Humanities Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Science 101: Intro to Nature Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Science 102: Principles of Physical Science Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Sociology 101: Intro to Sociology SS144: Sociology 5

Students are advised to contact a Kaplan University academic advisor to verify that this list is up-to-date before completing any courses on Study.com.

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Find Your Program:

  1. Business
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Environmental Policy
    • For those who are interested in a career in public service or environmental protection, Kaplan University offers bachelor and master's degree programs in political science, public policy, public administration and environmental policy. Master's degree specializations like criminal justice and governmental management allow students to focus on the areas of study that interest them most.

    • MS in Environmental Policy
    • BS in Environmental Policy and Management
    • *While many of Kaplan University's degree programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued graduate- or doctorate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any graduate or doctoral programs.

  4. Fire Science and Emergency Management
    • At Kaplan University, students interested in fire and emergency services study to gain the skills they need to earn their associates or bachelor's degree. Curriculum follows the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) national model, including topics in interagency coordination, fire prevention, fire-incident command, life-safety education, and arson investigation.

    • BS in Fire Science
    • BS in Fire and Emergency Management
    • AAS in Fire Science
  5. Health Sciences
  6. Higher Education and Adult Learning
  7. Information Systems and Technology
  8. Legal or Paralegal Studies
    • Kaplan University's legal studies degree programs are designed to help students pursue a career in the legal field or within a government organization.* Associate's, bachelor's, or master's degrees could also help prepare students for the rigors of law school to become lawyers themselves.**

    • AAS in Legal Support and Services
    • Master of Science in Legal Studies
    • BS in Legal Studies
    • Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate Certificate
    • *Kaplan University's programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue employment in their field of study, or in related fields. However, the University does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job or employed at all. Graduates are not authorized to practice law and will not be eligible to sit for any state's bar examination. **While many of Kaplan University's degree programs are designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued graduate- or doctorate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any graduate or doctoral programs.

  9. Nursing
  10. Social and Behavioral Sciences
  11. Teacher Education

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