Kaplan College-Brownsville

1900 North Expressway Suite O
Brownsville, TX 78521
Tel: (956)547-8200
435 students
Private for-profit
Competition is tough in today's job market. If you want to get ahead, you need a solid education that helps you develop knowledge, skills, and work habits that set you apart from other applicants. At Kaplan College, our diploma programs are career-focused and designed to help you prepare for the career you want. When you graduate from our Brownsville, Texas campus you will have received the training required to enter the workforce with confidence. Experience your chosen profession firsthand through a combination of classroom lectures, field trips, presentations from guest speakers, interactive role-playing exercises, and practical application in our specially designed training labs. Practice performing the skills you will need on the job and prepare to become a valued member of the workforce.
School Highlights:
Kaplan College-Brownsville serves 435 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 64%.
Kaplan College-Brownsville is one of 3 community colleges within Cameron County, TX.
The nearest community college is The University of Texas at Brownsville (6.5 miles away).

School Overview

Kaplan College-Brownsville 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 10 staff
59 staff
Kaplan College-Brownsville Total Faculty (2009-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 5 7

Student Body

The student population of 435 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
435 students
1,282 students
Kaplan College-Brownsville Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
Kaplan College-Brownsville student staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students
435 students
810 students
Kaplan College-Brownsville Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Brownsville Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Brownsville Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
Kaplan College-Brownsville White (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Brownsville Unknown (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Brownsville 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. 0.02 0.53
Kaplan College-Brownsville Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brownsville
    One West University Boulevard
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    6.5  Mi  |  8621  students
  • Harlingen
    1902 North Loop 499
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    20.3  Mi  |  5921  students
  • McAllen
    Kaplan College-McAllen
    Private for-profit
    1500 S. Jackson
    McAllen, TX 78503
    45  Mi  |  489  students
  • McAllen
    3201 W Pecan
    McAllen, TX 78502
    48.1  Mi  |  31232  students
  • Corpus Christi
    1620 S. Padre Island Drive #600
    Corpus Christi, TX 78416
    121.5  Mi  |  342  students
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,538 per year for in-state students and $5,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,720 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.