Kaplan College-Hammond

7833 Indianapolis Blvd
Hammond, IN 46324
Tel: (219)844-0100
364 students
Public institution
Sawyer College is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the curriculum with professional skill development, empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals.
School Highlights:
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Kaplan College-Hammond serves 364 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
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Kaplan College-Hammond is one of 4 community colleges within Lake County, IN.
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The nearest community college is South Suburban College (7.73 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 175% over five years.
Kaplan College-Hammond Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 11 staff
61 staff
Kaplan College-Hammond Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

The student population of 364 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 364 students 1,294 students
Kaplan College-Hammond Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 364 students
821 students
Kaplan College-Hammond Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Hammond Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
24%
7%
Kaplan College-Hammond Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
43%
12%
Kaplan College-Hammond Black (2006-2013)
% White
27%
57%
Kaplan College-Hammond White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Kaplan College-Hammond Unknown (2006-2013)
Kaplan College-Hammond 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. 0.64 0.53
Kaplan College-Hammond Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Since its establishment in 1916, Sawyer College has been known as being an Indiana college providing quality education and giving students the skills they need for success in their careers. Respected industry leaders looking for graduates of an Indiana technical school seek our students because they know they have the abilities and training required in today's fast-paced world. Our years of training experience, combined with a positive attitude and hard work, produce successful results. Sawyer College offers a number of rewarding Associate of Applied Science Programs and valuable Certificate Programs in such diverse fields as medical, information technology or office administration. So, whether you're interested in attending an information technology school, taking a massage therapy course or learning about medical assisting, Sawyer College is the Indiana technical school to choose! Successful program graduates are eligible for career services, not just immediately following graduation, but even after graduating from Sawyer College. Sawyer College believes that education should promote the development of positive self-esteem and, for that purpose, provides services supportive of student efforts in succeeding academically, vocationally and personally. These services include individual advising, academic tutoring and assistance in locating needed social services. Sawyer College strives to provide excellence in education by hiring well-prepared, experienced faculty and staff; by maintaining an updated facility that fosters educational growth in a pleasant and safe environment with current classroom equipment, library facilities with Internet access and computer labs; and by providing tutoring and advising services to help students successfully complete their programs of study. Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Associate of Applied Science degrees and certificates.

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Did You Know?
For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,038 per year for in-state students and $9,280 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,459 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Indiana 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Indiana is Kaplan College-Hammond. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.