Kaplan College-Las Vegas

3535 W. Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Tel: (702)368-2338
898 students
Public institution
Heritage College is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the curriculum with professional skill development, empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals.
School Highlights
Kaplan College-Las Vegas serves 898 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Kaplan College-Las Vegas is one of 8 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
The nearest community college is Anthem Institute-Las Vegas (1.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 250% over five years.
College Kaplan College-Las Vegas Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts 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 42 staff
61 staff
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 8 7

Student Body

The student population of 898 has grown by 108% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 898 students 1,315 students
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 898 students
815 students
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kaplan College-Las Vegas American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Black (2006-2013)
% White
Kaplan College-Las Vegas White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Unknown (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Las Vegas 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. 0.78 0.70
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Heritage College, formerly Professional Careers, Inc., was founded in 1990 and now provides a variety of career training programs. In January of 1994, the College started its first class in Travel and Tourism. Five months later, in May of 1994, the first students started in the Medical Assistant program. In July of 1996, the College received accreditation approval to offer an Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies. In February of 1997, the College received approval to offer a diploma in Computerized Business Administration. In July of 1997, Professional Careers, Inc., received approval to change the name of the College to Heritage College. On January 2, 1998, Southwest Education Group, LLC purchased Heritage College Careers, Inc. In October of 1999, the College received approval to offer a diploma in Pharmacy Technician. In April of 2001, the College received approval to offer an Associate of Arts degree in Computerized Information Systems. In May of 2001, the College received approval to offer a diploma in Computerized Information Systems and Associate of Arts degrees in Health Information Technician, Medical Assistant, Computerized Business Administration, Travel and Tourism and Pharmacy Technician. In February of 2002, the College moved to its current location. Heritage College is located at Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility consists of eight lecture classrooms, four computer lab classrooms, a medical assistant lab, a pharmacy lab, a library/resource center, a student lounge, massage therapy lab, a reception area, administrative offices and restrooms. Program offered at Heritage College includes Computer Business Systems, Criminal Justice, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Coder and Biller, Paralegal and Pharmacy Technician. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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