Kaplan College-Vista

2022 University Dr
Vista, CA 92083-7736
Tel: (760)630-1555
812 students
Private for-profit
Maric 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. Our locations across California are all dedicated to providing a high level of education to prepare students for successful careers.
School Highlights
Kaplan College-Vista serves 812 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
Kaplan College-Vista is one of 21 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is Palomar College (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Kaplan College-Vista (CA) 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 27 staff 70 staff
Number of Programs Offered 11 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 812 has declined by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment 812 students 2,397 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 30:1 44:1
# Full-Time Students 812 students 1,260 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
8%
13%
% Hispanic
40%
37%
% Black
6%
7%
% White
35%
32%
% Hawaiian
4%
-
% Two or more races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
3%
8%
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. 0.70 0.73

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83% 81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Maric College is here to help with the best in career education. We offer hands-on career education for today's fastest-growing careers in the Arts & Design, Business, Healthcare and Legal fields. Caring instructors bring industry expertise to the classroom so you get more than career education, you get an inside look at your industry. Our day and evening classes allow working adults the flexibility to learn and earn at the same time. With locations throughout California, you can receive rewarding career education that conveniently fits around your busy schedule. Maric College is part of a network of over 75 schools nationwide offering quality career-focused education. The tradition of excellence began in 1987 when Educational Medical, Inc. purchased three well-respected Maric Colleges - a group of career colleges offering training in the allied health fields - in Southern California. In 1998, Educational Medical, Inc. changed its name to Quest Education Corporation to better reflect the diversity of programs within the 30 schools operating in 11 states. In August of 2000, Quest Education Corporation was purchased by Kaplan, Inc., a division of the Washington Post. Quest Education Corporation changed its name to Kaplan Higher Education Corporation in 2002.

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Did You Know?
For San Diego County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $5,985 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,620 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

San Diego County, CA 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 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in San Diego County, CA is Platt College-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.