About Kaplan Higher Education
Kaplan Higher Education offers certificate and degree programs, on campus and online, that prepare students for employment in fields including health care, business, criminal justice, fashion, design and graphic arts, information technology, and paralegal studies. At campuses in the United States and abroad, as well as via online programs through Kaplan University and Concord Law School, we offer educational opportunities that help people advance their careers and improve their lives. Each of our schools is separately accredited by one of several national or regional accrediting agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
Kaplan is responsive to the needs of adult learners, many of whom juggle work, family, and other responsibilities. Our comprehensive support system provides financial aid counseling, academic advising, study skills workshops, time management guidance, and more. Our faculty is committed to ensuring that our students get the maximum value from their experience.
Kaplan, Inc. entered the postsecondary education industry in 2000 with the acquisition of Quest Education Corp., a network of 30 schools. Today, Kaplan Higher Education has become Kaplan’s largest business, serving 68,000 students through more than 70 campuses nationwide and online programs in the United States and abroad. The company is market-driven, adding locations and programs in areas that will best serve local employment needs. The company's curricula include programs designed to lead to entry-level employment in many of the country’s fastest growing occupations, as projected by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Kaplan Higher Education is one of the largest for-profit providers of postsecondary education in the United States, and is the leading revenue producer for Kaplan, Inc. Kaplan is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Co. (NYSE: WPO).