Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills

177 Franklin Mills Blvd., Philadelphia
PA, 19154
Tel: (215)612-6600
746 students
Private for-profit
The mission of CHI Institute is to provide higher education with quality programs that integrate professional skills and career focus to empower students in developing and achieving both their personal and career potentials.
School Highlights:
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills serves 746 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills is one of 13 community colleges within Philadelphia County, PA.
The nearest community college is Burlington County College (19.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills 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

Student Body

The student population of 746 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
746 students
1,287 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
745 students
832 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1 students
1,021 students
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills sch enrollment Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
20%
7%
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
35%
12%
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills Black (2006-2012)
% White
40%
66%
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills More (2009-2010)
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills sch ethnicity Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills sta ethnicity
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. 0.68 0.45
Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

CHI Institute has two convenient locations in the Philadelphia, PA area and is part of a nationwide network of over 60 schools offering quality career-focused education. The Southampton campus is located at 520 Street Road, Southampton, Pennsylvania and consists of three adjoining buildings totaling 42,000 square feet. This campus is situated on a 5 1/2-acre site in the northeast suburbs of Philadelphia. CHI Institute is located at 1991 Sproul Road, Suite 42, Broomall. For decades, CHI Institute has trained thousands of graduates for outstanding career opportunities in Computers, Electronics, Medical and Technical Trades. CHI Institute offers different programs in Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Electrician, Computer Engineering, Technology Computer Networking, Computer Programming Network Engineering, Technology, Computerized Office, Applications Medical Office Administration and Pharmacy Technician. Southampton location is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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