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Online Education That Fits Your Life

For 80 years, we've been preparing students for career success. We've led the way so that our students can too.

Globally Renowned Purdue to Acquire Kaplan University

Purdue University, one of the nation's most respected universities, will acquire Kaplan University and create a new, nonprofit, public institution within the Purdue system. Pending regulatory approvals, this exciting transition is expected to take place in the first quarter of 2018. This change will be seamless - during the transition, you will still be able to enroll at Kaplan University, earn a high-quality education, and meet your educational and career goals.

Career Focused

Whether you are launching a new career or advancing to higher levels within your profession - we help you prepare for success. Coursework emphasizes the skills you need to succeed in the real world. Our Career Services team can connect you with local and national employers, and offers everything from resume writing assistance to job search tools.*

Transfer Credit for Prior Learning

Earned credits at another institution? The average bachelor's degree graduate with transfer credits saves $27,000 in Kaplan University tuition.†

Support When You Need It

Get help with everything from coursework to your career searches.

  • One-on-one educational advising
  • No-cost tutoring in math, science, and writing
  • Career services before and after graduation

Affordable Tuition

Kaplan University is committed to helping you achieve your academic and career goals - affordably.

  • Scholarships can reduce your bachelor's or associate's degree tuition by $500 per term‡
  • For those who qualify, federal financial aid for our degree programs may be available.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

This accreditation covers all our academic programs, all branch campuses, and all programs provided via distance education. For more information, please visit the HLC website at hlcommission.org or call 800.621.7440.

We Are a Military-Friendly University

Kaplan University offers flexible programs designed to support those who balance career, duty, family, and their studies.


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  • Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.

† Kaplan University online bachelor's degree students who graduated in the 2015–2016 academic year and entered their program with eligible transfer credits saved an average of $27,000 toward the total degree. Campus tuition and transfer credit savings vary by location. Savings based on overall cost of completion without transfer credit. Calculation based on total transfer credit times cost per credit in student's program of study. Individual savings will vary. Calculation includes campus and military students.

‡ Available only to first-time enrollees in undergraduate degree programs. Students enrolled in master's degree or certificate programs are not eligible. Scholarship savings vary by program and amount of transfer credits, if any, awarded. Maximum amount is $8,500, which requires receiving the maximum scholarship per term ($500) for 17 terms. Students studying toward associate's degrees or who receive transfer credit typically study for fewer than 17 terms and do not receive maximum savings. Eligibility rules and other terms apply; consult an Admissions Advisor. Scholarships subject to change and/or discontinuation. Cannot be combined with other Kaplan University scholarships, discounts, or grants or Kaplan University Tuition Cap pricing.

§Financial aid awards vary depending on individual student eligibility and need

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