Kaplan University Graduate Program Reviews

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96%
of students recommend
(4.2 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 290 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Midsize, City: Small, Suburb: Large, City: Midsize, Town: Remote, City: Large, Town: Distant
  • Student Population: 50,787 (40,118 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 51% part-time, 49% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $8,310 - $10,180
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

just beginning but looking forward to a bright future
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

I returned as an adult learner and if I had not chosen Kaplan University online I do not feel I would have been as successful. I recommend this school to everyone I know who is interested in returning to school.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2014

My graduate program truly challenges me to succeed and be the best student I can be. The only con I have is the student dispersement from financial aid. This is because they still deliver checks and do not offer direct deposit options.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

My graduate program is at Walden University. I am registered for Kaplan in September 2013 for the Postgrad certificate program. I have enjoyed my education at Walden and have gained knowledge that I would have never known had I not received this education. The cons of graduate school is that if you do not go straight from your undergrad, then life tends to get in the way or college gets in the way of husband, career, kids... Best advise is to finish your college career if you can when you are young!
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros of this program is the convenience of taking online classes. Two classes are full-time and if you have prior work experience or have taken courses at another institution you save money. The seminar is once a week and you can ask questions about that weeks workload. Also the professor has worked in your specific field and can give you insight on what to expect once you obtain your degree. The con of the graduate program in general is the funding. Some of the scholarships they offer are for undergraduates. Depending on the number of credits for each course, financial aid is just enough for one course.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2013

Kaplan was a good school choice for a Veteran who needs to work full time to support self and family. Its Criminal Justice program has been excellent with a balanced blend of challenge and accessibility. Its major weaknesses lie with some courses that are not degree specific ("Big Ideas in Science") that really don't belong in a 200 or 300 level University Curriculum, but at a lower level. I plan to continue with Kaplan's Concord Law School this fall. My goal is to complete my Juris Doctor and become a State Prosecutor or work for the US Attorney's Office.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2014

Great school a lot of the grading scores was not applicable to online classes.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Management
Graduation Year: 2015

ive been in school since oct 2012. Ive enjoyed every minute of it so far
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Teaching
Graduation Year: 2015

the graduate program, so far, is a good essential to my learning. It is providing with a broader strategy to implement in the classroom.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I'm really enjoying this program. It is a great deal of work, and I feel like when I'm not working, I'm studying, but that's ok. A Master's degree isn't meant to be done quickly. It is meant to be done correctly and with much thought. It's a great program that I would recommend to anyone.
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