Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus in Hagerstown

Hagerstown, MD

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Overview

Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus offers 213-degree programs and 162 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 21:1. 21.4% are women, and 78.6% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus is 23803$, that is above national average. 38% of full-time Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $33,400, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$23,803
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000--
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000$23,803
$110,001+--

Finance

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Types of financial aids

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665 of Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 81 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus number 43 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Maryland.

Students at Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus awarded 2 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a pell grants.

Salary After Attending

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$33,400

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate

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38%
BELOW AVERAGE

Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus graduation rate is below the national average.

38% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus is 21:1, that means that for every 21 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

21:1
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Men/Women

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus the biggest percent of students are enrolled in some but not all distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., but not in Maryland.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus offers 213 programs in total: 66 are for Master's degree, 63 - for Bachelor's degree, 42 - for Associate's degree, 18 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 15 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 6 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, and 3 are Post-master's certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 98 universities in Maryland state. Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus is one of the few institutions in Maryland that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 162 distance learning programs that are provided in the Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus: 66 are for Master's degree, 48 - for Bachelor's degree, 15 - for Associate's degree, 15 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 12 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, 3 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are Post-master's certificate.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Maryland state average data to help you compare.

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Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1238 students with 37141 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 73 with 1744 credit hours.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

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Overall Rating:

Kaplan is a wonderful school. I gain my Bachelor’s of Science degree in Communication and I am in the process of receiving my Master’s of Science degree in Human Services. It was very simple to apply and I had help from the beginning to the end. I want to thank the team at Career Services, Kimberly Gembe and Saralyn Seelye for helping me with employment. After graduation, I had difficulty finding suitable employment and the team contact me and went WAY above their jobs to help. They help improve my resume and cover letter to become more employable, they sent countless emails with jobs that may be of interest in my area, call employers and sent referrals letters to countless employers on my behalf. Because of their efforts I was able to land the career of my dreams so Thank You. If you need assistance with finding a job or a career please don’t hesitate to contact them, you will NOT regret it. Thank you KAPLAN.......

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Kaplan has ruined my Daughter's life. She at only started taking classes at the college when her daughter developed a severe seizure disorder. They both practically lived at Johns Hopkins Hospital for months at a time. My Daughter tried to keep class work caught up until the impossible happened. She spoke with college and was advised to stop and start again later. Thats when She was told her daughter had less than a year to live and was advised to start making arrraingments and get prepared to watch her Daughter die a horrible slow death. During this time the college merged with Kaplan. Kaplan would not let her return and told her she had to pay the full loan off and it didn't matter she didn't use it. Total medical assistance program cost $25 thousand. That was 11 years ago. Kaplan has been draining her dry, and to make it worst approx. 10 wks ago they screwed her again. Someone has had the papperwok for the biggest part of the loan sitting in their office since 2012 and never contacted her. This part of major loan totaled $17 thousand. So with penalty and interest they have charged her ADDITIONAL $30 THOUSAND DOLLARS. Lawyer has told my Daughter. KAPLAN UNIVERSITY IS KNOWN FOR SCREWING PEOPLE WITH SCHOOL LOANS! So has her Mother, I'm now watching painfully drowning as KAPLAN holds her under.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Attending Kaplan University was one of the best decisions and experiences I have ever had. From the moment I was enrolling, to corresponding with my classmates and professors in classes, until after the program working with Career Services to find a job, my experience has been exceptional and superseded all my expectations for college! I do not have a single negative comment to say about Kaplan University and I miss being a student there. I never would have been able to receive my Bachelors of Science had it not been for Kaplan University. Thank you Kaplan University Professionals for helping me to better my life and education! I will always be grateful for you!

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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This is a really awesome school to attend if you are looking for a set career and to get your foot in the door. The Career Services Dept. just held an interview event at the Hagerstown campus, and both places that I interviewed with were so wonderful and made you feel very comfortable. It's a great way to practice your interview skills and set yourself up for success by the time of graduation.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I attended an Interview Day held by the Career Counseling staff. It was very productive as they had five organizations that were hiring for positions in the field that I had just graduated in (Psychology). The interviews were very brief, but they provided enough information to make a decision on whether to attend a more formal interview or not. I highly recommend any Kaplan student or graduate take advantage of these Interview Days, as well as the Career Counseling Staff to help in finding a career in you desired field.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 18618 Crestwood Dr

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Other academic year

General Phone Number: +3017663600

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: kaplanuniversity.edu/hagerstown-maryland.aspx

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