Kaplan University El Paso TX
Kaplan is a system of schools organized and operated by Kaplan, Inc., itself a division of the Washington Post Company. Originally established in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce, the name was changed in 2000 to Quest College, before being acquired by its current owner and being renamed Kaplan University, becoming the graduate degree granting arm of the Kaplan System. Combined with Kaplan College and Kaplan Career institutes, the system has schools in seventeen states and online access nationwide.
Kaplan schools offer a variety of programs aimed at preparing individuals for entry into the workforce. Many courses are taught by former and current professionals, providing insight and additional training to ensure that graduate are ready to face the challenges ahead. Completion of a program may result in a certificate, associate degree, bachelors or masters depending on the education pursued. Some member institutions will have as part of their student services career assistance programs that aid students in finding jobs.
Programs offered include:
- Criminal Justice
- Computer Networking
- Business Administration
Not all campuses offer the same programs and interested students should contact their desired location to see what programs are available.
El Paso Location
The El Paso branch of Kaplan University is located at 8360 Burnham Rd Ste 100. About two thousand students have graduated from this campus in recent years. This campus offers services for students in the form of post-graduation job placement opportunities, remedial education courses for licensure preparation or admissions requirements, and career guidance to help students define their goals. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting kaplancollege.com.
The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by Kaplan College – El Paso Campus. The list may differ from current program available, for a complete list of what courses are offered students should visit the school's website.
Medical Assistant (51 Hours)
Medical assistant program takes usually nine months to complete.
- Estimated tuition cost of this program is $16, 000*
- Required supplies and books: $320*
- Student loans borrowed for this program total about $8, 100**
- Last year, more than 200 students completed this program
- Students usually complete the medical assistant program in 9 months
Dental Assistant (50 Hours)
The dental assistant program takes about nine months for most students to complete.
- Cost of required books or supplies: $470*
- 33% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
- On average, $8, 900 in student loans are owed upon completion of this program**
- Based on published reports, around 200 students completed the dental assistant program last year
- Takes about 9 months to complete
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