Press Releases

Jan. 16, 2014

DAVENPORT, IA – January 16, 2014 – Kaplan University has issued its fourth annual Academic Report demonstrating its ongoing commitment to provide greater transparency around how it is delivering outcomes-focused education to help bridge the national skills gap. “Kaplan University’s Academic Report provides a detailed overview of our students’ progress in mastering the skills they […]

Dec. 30, 2013

Columbia, TN Firefighter and Married Father of 3 Awarded Full College Scholarship to Kaplan University DAVENPORT, IA & COLUMBIA, TN – December 30, 2013– William “Brandon” Walker, a Columbia, Tennessee firefighter and married father of 3, is about to #StartAChange. He has been selected as the winner of Kaplan University’s #StartAChange Scholarship. Brandon was nominated […]

Dec. 10, 2013

New York, NY (December 10, 2013) – Kaplan Test Prep, the global leader in test prep, and thoughtbot, a premier web and mobile design and development firm, have partnered to launch a software developer bootcamp for individuals interested in becoming professional Ruby on Rails web developers. In the nascent market of programming academies and developer […]

Nov. 18, 2013

National enrollment open for associate and bachelor’s degrees with annual tuition as low as $4,800 Manchester, New Hampshire — Nov. 18, 2013 – Mount Washington College, a part of Kaplan Higher Education Group, today announced that it has begun accepting applications for its new national online associate and bachelor’s degree program in Information Technology (IT). […]

Nov. 12, 2013

Nearly eight-in-ten survey respondents agree they need to obtain new skills to advance their careers Tucson, Arizona – (November 12, 2013) –Kaplan University and LinkedIn today issued the results from their Career Journey survey, which shows a broad interest among professionals in new skills development and continuing education. The survey also reveals that individuals across age […]

Nov. 5, 2013

Press Releases, Products and Programs, Survey Results New York, NY, November 5, 2013 – According to a recent Kaplan Test Prep survey of SAT takers, 39% who opted to take the SAT instead of the ACT did so because they believe it is the more widely accepted of the two tests — a false, but […]

Oct. 31, 2013

Press Releases, Survey Results New York, NY, October 31, 2013 -The percentages of college admissions officers who say they have Googled an applicant (29%) or visited an applicant’s Facebook or other social networking page to learn more about them (31%) have risen to their highest levels yet, according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2013 survey of […]

Oct. 25, 2013

Nearly 1,000 Team Members to Put Their Kaplan Values to Work During Day Devoted to Giving Back and Making a Difference across the Nation CHICAGO, October 25, 2013 – Today, nearly 1,000 team members from Kaplan Higher Education Campuses (KHEC) will collectively give back to their local communities across the country at more than 40 locations […]

Oct. 23, 2013

Frederick M. Hess and Bror Saxberg argue that “learning engineers” are essential for true educational improvement. Los Angeles, Calif. (October 23, 2013)—To date, the prevailing question about technology in the classroom has been, “Is technology good or bad?” In their new book, Breakthrough Leadership in the Digital Age: Using Learning Science to Reboot Schooling (Corwin, October 2013), […]

Oct. 21, 2013

All Graduate Level Programs,Press Releases, Survey Results New York, NY, October 21, 2013 – According to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2013 survey of medical school admissions officers*, 43% expect the revamped MCAT coming in 2015 to be more difficult than the current one. This is a near doubling of the 22% who held this view in […]

Oct. 15, 2013

DAVENPORT, IA – October 15, 2013  – Kaplan University announced today that it will offer a military tuition assistance (TA)grant to cover the tuition cost of one class for currently enrolled students for the term beginning October 16, 2013.Thisgrant is being provided in an effort to duty military studentscontinue working toward their educational goals […]

Oct. 15, 2013

Kaplan Higher Education Campuses Graduates More Than 3,600 in the Third Quarter CHICAGO, October 15, 2013– Similar to many of Kaplan Higher Education Campuses‘ more than 3,600 graduates in the third quarter, Lisa Bell had the characteristics of the new traditional college student — financially independent, working a job and juggling other life responsibilities. A […]

Oct. 14, 2013

All Graduate Level Programs,Press Releases As AACP Launches its Foundations of the Future Pharmacist Program, the Partnership Will Expand Access to Preparing for the Pharmacy School Admissions Exam New York, NY (October 14, 2013) – The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, the national organization representing pharmacy education in the United States, announced today that Kaplan […]

Oct. 1, 2013

All Graduate Level Programs, Press Releases, Survey Results Declining Law School Applications and Challenging Job Market Continue to Force Changes in U.S. Legal Education New York, NY – October 1, 2013  – In a new Kaplan Test Prep survey*, 54% of law school admissions officers report cutting their entering law school classes for 2013-2014 and […]

Sep. 17, 2013

Free open learning course provides college credit for work experience and training DAVENPORT , IA and DETROIT , MI – September 17, 2013  – Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, today announced that it has introduced an innovative open learning course that enables individuals to document experiential learning acquired outside of the classroom […]

Sep. 11, 2013

Sponsored by Kaplan, Inc. and Techstars, intensive three-month mentoring and development program graduates first class of technology startups focused on solving educational needs—from K-12 through college NEW YORK , September 11, 2013 – The Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars, graduated its inaugural class of 10 startup companies today in a presentation to an exclusive […]

Sep. 9, 2013

DAVENPORT, IA – September 9, 2013 – Kaplan University announced today that Carlos Prieto, director of strategic planning with Escuela Bancaria y Comercial (EBC) in Mexico City, Mexico and one of 50 2013-14 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows, will spend a semester with the University. “Selection as a host institution is a sign of […]

Aug. 26, 2013

Dr. Bernice A King, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Civil Rights legends to lead national conversation with Grade 4-12 students to mark 50th Anniversary Kaplan University to live stream virtual field trip to schools across the country WASHINGTON, DC – August 26, 2013 – Kaplan University, in partnership with The King Center and others, […]

Aug. 23, 2013

Seven new degrees and certifications aim to help students stay ahead of the curve as U.S. Department of Labor projects growing need for workforce with college degrees   DAVENPORT, Iowa – August 23, 2013 – Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, today announced the addition of several new degree programs to its School […]

Aug. 21, 2013

Exclusive member benefits include significant tuition reductions, credits for fire-service certifications   DAVENPORT, Iowa – August 21, 2013 — Kaplan University, a leader in higher education innovation, and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), representing more than 300,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics in the United States and Canada, have joined to provide discounts […]

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