Kaplan College-Corpus Christi

1620 S. Padre Island Drive, #600
Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Tel: (361)852-2900
399 students
Private for-profit
Open the door to a world of new career training opportunities at Kaplan University. We’ve built a reputation of preparing our students for success in their chosen fields. Through career-focused degree programs, our experienced instructors teach technical skills and inside knowledge that you won’t find in most textbooks. With this training and experience, you could have a better chance of standing out in the competitive job market. At Kaplan College, Corpus Christi campus, we aim to make your learning environment comfortable and convenient. Our building offers spacious classrooms, student and staff lounges, business offices, a reception area, an administrative office, and a resource room with periodicals, texts, reference materials, and videos relevant to our education programs. Our bright orange-with-blue-trim building stands out among nearby businesses, but what really makes us stand out is our reputation for providing quality career education in Texas.
School Highlights
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi serves 399 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi is one of 2 community colleges within Nueces County, TX.
The nearest community college is Del Mar College (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 74% over five years.
College Kaplan College-Corpus Christi (TX) 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 15 staff
65 staff
Number of Programs Offered 7 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 399 has declined by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 399 students 1,394 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
# Full-Time Students 399 students
932 students
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Unknown races
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. 0.42 0.69

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,439 students | 2.60 Mi101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi TX 78404
  • 3,759 students | 52.10 Mi3800 Charco Rd
    Beeville TX 78102
  • 4,146 students | 79.30 Mi2200 E Red River
    Victoria TX 77901
  • 5,225 students | 106.10 Mi1902 North Loop 499
    Harlingen TX 78550
  • Kaplan College-McAllen
    Private for-profit
    519 students | 115.70 Mi1500 S. Jackson
    McAllen TX 78503
Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,168 per year for in-state students and $4,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,322 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.