Kaplan College-Las Vegas

3535 W. Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Tel: (702)368-2338
944 students
Pivate, for profit
  • 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 944 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Kaplan College-Las Vegas is one of 7 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
The nearest community college is College of Southern Nevada (2.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Kaplan College-Las Vegas (NV) 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 Pivate, for profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 40 staff 38 staff
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 8 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 944 has grown by 288% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 944 students 944 students
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 944 students 919 students
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Enrollment Breakdown NV All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
14%
8%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
29%
24%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
19%
8%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Black (2006-2014)
% White
29%
47%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
5%
1%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Hawaiian (2008-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
7%
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Ethnicity Breakdown NV All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.77 0.70
Kaplan College-Las Vegas Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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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Did You Know?
Clark County, NV 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 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Clark County, NV is Kaplan College-Las Vegas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.