In 1938, Stanley H. Kaplan started as a small business offering tutoring services to immigrant families eager to expand their opportunities in America and improve their education. September 2004: Kaplan College becomes Kaplan University after it is approved to offer graduate degree programs.
Kaplan University is a part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan, Inc.'s wide range of products includes programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education and professional training. Each of our offerings helps students reach an important milestone in their education and careers.
Kaplan University Career Services provides comprehensive career planning to alumni and students at all levels of study.
The Kaplan University provides you the tools and resources to help you succeed in your classes. Once you begin on your degree path, you will find online and onsite support for your academic and career goals. The Academic Support Centers offer assistance with writing, math, science, and technology.
Kaplan University is committed to providing opportunities for higher education to students with disabilities and to making the online programs, activities, and facilities at the University accessible to students with disabilities. All accommodations for students with disabilities are handled via the Center for Disability Services (CDS), a division of the Academic Success Center (ASC).
The Kaplan University Online Library maintains and develops information resources and services that support the education goals of students, faculty, and staff. Through the Kaplan University Online Library’s website, you will have access to thousands of e-books and periodicals, including professional, scholarly, and trade journals, and other monographs.
Kaplan University, Hagerstown campus offers many educational and student life facilities. The Career Technology Center, a 13,500 square-foot classroom building houses computer and graphic arts labs, a drawing studio and faculty offices. The 27,000 square-foot administration building houses administrative offices, classrooms, libraries, computer and medical labs, a courtroom, and a student lounge with vending services. Fawley Hall, a 12,000-square-foot residence hall, contains 6 furnished, apartment-style units on its second floor.
Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).