Kaplan College-Corpus Christi

1620 S. Padre Island Drive #600
Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Tel: (361)852-2900
342 students
Public institution
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:
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Kaplan College-Corpus Christi serves 342 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 64%.
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Kaplan College-Corpus Christi is one of 2 community colleges within Nueces County, TX.
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The nearest community college is Del Mar College (2.57 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 74% over five years.
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 15 staff
61 staff
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Total Faculty (2009-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

The student population of 342 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 342 students 1,294 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 342 students
822 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Black (2006-2013)
% White
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Unknown (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi 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. 0.33 0.53
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,020 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 81%. 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.