Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus

1751 Madison Avenue, Suite 750, Council Bluffs
IA, 51503-5289
Tel: (712)328-4212
209 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus serves 209 students (66% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Pottawattamie County, IA.
The nearest community college is Iowa Western Community College (2.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 209 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 74:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment
209 students
1,287 students
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
137 students
832 students
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 72 students
1,021 students
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus sch enrollment Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 192 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 17 students 42 students
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus sch graduate Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
93%
66%
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus sch ethnicity Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus 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. 0.13 0.45
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,372 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,372 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,372 $5,940
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,372 $10,072
Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.