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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, which translates to savings of up to $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.

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.

Accreditation Statement

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

Admission Requirements:

Study.com and Kaplan University Official Transfer Guide

Students can transfer any of the following 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 (qtr)
Accounting 101: Financial Accounting AB/AC114: Accounting 1 5
Accounting 102: Intro to Managerial Accounting AB/AC329: Managerial Accounting 5
Accounting 301: Applied Managerial Accounting AB/AC239Managerial Accounting 5
Accounting 302: Advanced Accounting AC/AC116: Accounting II 5
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 105: Labor Relations Open Elective 5
Business 106: Human Resource Management AB203: Human Resource Management 5
Business 107: Organizational Behavior Open Elective 5
Business 108: Business Ethics Open Elective 5
Business 109: Intro to Computing IT190: Foundations in Information Technology 5
Business 110: Business Math MM255: Business Math and Statistical Measures 5
Business 111: Principles of Supervision Open Elective 5
Business 113: Business Communication Open Elective 2
Business 306: Strategic Human Resource Management AB/MT203: Human Resource Management 5
Business 307: Leadership and Organizational Behavior Open Elective 5
Business 308: Globalization and International Management AB220: Global Business 5
Business 309: Digital Marketing and Advertising Open Elective 5
Business 311: Project Management Open Elective 5
Business 312: Advanced Operations Management MT435: Operations Management 6
Chemistry 101: General Chemistry SC155: Introduction to Chemistry 5
Communications 101: Public Speaking Open Elective 2
Criminal Justice 101: Intro to Criminal Justice CJ101: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System 5
Earth Science 101: Earth Science Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Economics 102: Macroeconomics AB2014: Macroeconomics 5
Education 101: Foundations of Education Open Elective 5
English 101: English Literature Open Elective 2
English 305: Advanced Technical Writing CM240: Technical Communication 5
Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity SC225: Environmental Science - Ecosystems, Resources and Carbon Footprints 5
Finance 101: Principles of Finance AB217: Finance 5
Finance 102: Personal Finance Open Elective 5
Genetics 101: Intro to Genetics Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
Geography 101: Human and Cultural Geography Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 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
History 306: The American Civil War Era Social Science Core Requirement or Open Elective 5
History 308: Causes and Effects 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
Math 107: Quantitative Literacy Open Elective 3
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
Statistics 101: Principles of Statistics MM207: Statistics 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:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Associate of Science in Fire Science
  • BS in Fire Science
  • BS in Fire and Emergency Management
  • AAS in Fire Science

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