Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus

Tel: (319)277-0220
466 students
Private for-profit
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School Highlights:
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus serves 466 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Black Hawk County, IA.
The nearest community college is Hawkeye Community College (6.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 59% over five years.
College Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 13 staff
61 staff
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 466 has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 466 students 1,296 students
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
21:1
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 335 students
814 students
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 131 students
1,040 students
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 287 students 802 students
# Graduate Students 48 students 23 students
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
15%
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
86%
51%
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus White (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus 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. 0.25 0.68
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $5,660
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $10,250
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
89%
Kaplan University-Cedar Falls Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,249 per year for in-state students and $5,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,927 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.