Kaplan College-Corpus Christi

1620 S. Padre Island Drive #600
Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Tel: (361)852-2900
342 students
Private for-profit
Open the door to a world of new career training opportunities at Kaplan University. We’ve built a reputation of preparing our students for success in their chosen fields. Through career-focused degree programs, our experienced instructors teach technical skills and inside knowledge that you won’t find in most textbooks. With this training and experience, you could have a better chance of standing out in the competitive job market. At Kaplan College, Corpus Christi campus, we aim to make your learning environment comfortable and convenient. Our building offers spacious classrooms, student and staff lounges, business offices, a reception area, an administrative office, and a resource room with periodicals, texts, reference materials, and videos relevant to our education programs. Our bright orange-with-blue-trim building stands out among nearby businesses, but what really makes us stand out is our reputation for providing quality career education in Texas.
School Highlights:
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi serves 342 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi is one of 2 community colleges within Nueces County, TX.
The nearest community college is Del Mar College (2.6 miles away).

School Overview

Kaplan College-Corpus Christi 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 15 staff
59 staff
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Total Faculty (2009-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

The student population of 342 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
342 students
1,282 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi student staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students
342 students
810 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Black (2006-2013)
% White
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi 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. 0.33 0.53
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Corpus Christi Del Mar College
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    2.6  Mi  |  10510  students
  • Beeville Coastal Bend College
    3800 Charco Rd
    Beeville, TX 78102
    52.1  Mi  |  3515  students
  • Victoria Victoria College
    2200 E Red River
    Victoria, TX 77901
    79.3  Mi  |  4403  students
  • Harlingen Texas State Technical College-Harlingen
    1902 North Loop 499
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    106.1  Mi  |  5921  students
  • McAllen Kaplan College-McAllen
    Private for-profit
    1500 S. Jackson
    McAllen, TX 78503
    115.7  Mi  |  489  students
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