Kaplan College-Corpus Christi

1620 S. Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Tel: (361)852-2900
497 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 497 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 84% 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

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 497 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
497 students
1,303 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
497 students
836 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi sch enrollment Kaplan College-Corpus Christi sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
80%
7%
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Black (2006-2012)
% White
16%
67%
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi sch ethnicity Kaplan College-Corpus Christi 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. 0.33 0.45
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Corpus ChristiDel Mar College
    Public
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus ChristiTX78404
    ((36)1)6-98-1255
    Public
    2.6 mi | 11051 students                      
  • BeevilleCoastal Bend College
    Public
    3800 Charco Rd
    BeevilleTX78102
    ((36)1)3-58-2838
    Public
    52.1 mi | 3764 students                      
  • VictoriaVictoria College
    Public
    2200 E Red River
    VictoriaTX77901
    ((36)1)5-73-3291
    Public
    79.3 mi | 4441 students                      
  • HarlingenTexas State Technical College Harlingen
    Public
    1902 North Loop 499
    HarlingenTX78550
    ((95)6)3-64-4000
    Public
    106.1 mi | 5578 students                      
  • McAllenKaplan Career Institute-McAllen
    Private for-profit
    1500 S. Jackson
    McAllenTX78503
    ((95)6)6-30-1499
    Private for-profit
    115.7 mi | 674 students                      
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