Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville

Tel: (615)279-8300
284 students
Private for-profit
Kaplan Higher Education Campuses (KHEC) is a group of institutions designed to provide the skills and knowledge needed for a competitive edge in today's job market. KHEC consists of more than 70 schools nationwide, each separately accredited by one of several national or regional accrediting agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Education. To make education relevant to students in their daily lives, KHEC programs focus on local employment needs. Kaplan, Inc. is the second largest education company in the U.S. by revenue. Its programs are designed to lead to employment in some of the country's fastest-growing occupations, as projected by the U.S. Department of Labor. Through our career-oriented programs, you can gain the skills necessary to qualify for employment in a variety of fields.
School Highlights:
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville serves 284 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville is one of 13 community colleges within Davidson County, TN.
The nearest community college is Daymar Institute-Nashville (1.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
College Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 10 staff
61 staff
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 6 7

Student Body

The student population of 284 has declined by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 284 students 1,296 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
21:1
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 284 students
814 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
21%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
36%
15%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Black (2006-2013)
% White
50%
51%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Non Resident (2009-2013)
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.62 0.68
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Kaplan Career Institute-Nashville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Nashville private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,051 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nashville community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Nashville is Anthem Career College-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.