Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus

Tel: (402)474-5315
511 students
Private for-profit
Hamilton College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills and career-focused education, empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials.
School Highlights:
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus serves 511 students (69.28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus is one of 3 community colleges within Lancaster County, NE.
The nearest community college is Southeast Community College Area (3.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 65% over five years.
College Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 15 staff
61 staff
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 511 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 511 students 1,296 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 354 students
810 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 157 students
1,036 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 339 students 798 students
# Graduate Students 15 students 23 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Unknown (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Lincoln 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. 0.24 0.53
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $5,694
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $10,252
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • With its history of education dating back to 1884, Hamilton College - Lincoln is one of the oldest private colleges in Nebraska and one of the most respected institutions in the Midwest. Thousands of students have successfully graduated from the College since its establishment in 1884. Hamilton College is particularly proud of its Junior College status, which was granted in 1988. Hamilton College - Lincoln is located in Lincoln, Nebraska, at 1821 K Street, just two blocks east of the State Capitol. The College building encompasses a spacious 20,000 square feet and is situated close to both business and cultural activities in Lincoln. Each Hamilton College - Lincoln program is taught in specially built classrooms, including computer and medical labs. Library resources and student lounge facilities are also available. Facilities are partially accessible to persons with physical impairments. Equipment for business technology courses includes computers, CD-ROMs, modems and online services, tape machines, overhead projectors, and a variety of computer networks and electronic media sources. The clinical courses utilize autoclaves, centrifuges, exam tables, EKGs and numerous other items found in a modern medical lab or doctor's office. The travel courses utilize a live computerized reservation system. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

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