Kaplan College-Brownsville

1900 North Expressway, Suite O
Brownsville, TX 78521
Tel: (956)547-8200
345 students
Private for-profit
Competition is tough in today's job market. If you want to get ahead, you need a solid education that helps you develop knowledge, skills, and work habits that set you apart from other applicants. At Kaplan College, our diploma programs are career-focused and designed to help you prepare for the career you want. When you graduate from our Brownsville, Texas campus you will have received the training required to enter the workforce with confidence. Experience your chosen profession firsthand through a combination of classroom lectures, field trips, presentations from guest speakers, interactive role-playing exercises, and practical application in our specially designed training labs. Practice performing the skills you will need on the job and prepare to become a valued member of the workforce.
School Highlights
Kaplan College-Brownsville serves 345 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
Kaplan College-Brownsville is one of 3 community colleges within Cameron County, TX.
The nearest community college is The University of Texas at Brownsville (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 73% over five years.
College Kaplan College-Brownsville 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 9 staff
63 staff
Kaplan College-Brownsville Total Faculty (2009-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 5 8

Student Body

The student population of 345 has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 71% over five years.
Total Enrollment 345 students 1,371 students
Kaplan College-Brownsville Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
22:1
Kaplan College-Brownsville Student Staff (2009-2014)
# Full-Time Students 345 students
779 students
Kaplan College-Brownsville Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Kaplan College-Brownsville Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
97%
20%
Kaplan College-Brownsville Hispanic (2006-2014)
% White
1%
49%
Kaplan College-Brownsville White (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Kaplan College-Brownsville Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Kaplan College-Brownsville 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. 0.06 0.70
Kaplan College-Brownsville Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
90%
Kaplan College-Brownsville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,362 per year for in-state students and $5,655 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,735 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Texas is Virginia College-Austin. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.