Kaplan College-Hammond

7833 Indianapolis Blvd
Hammond, IN 46324
Tel: (219)844-0100
381 students
Private for-profit
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:
Kaplan College-Hammond serves 381 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Kaplan College-Hammond is one of 4 community colleges within Lake County, IN.
The nearest community college is South Suburban College (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kaplan College-Hammond 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 381 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 152:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
381 students
1,388 students
Kaplan College-Hammond Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
381 students
836 students
Kaplan College-Hammond Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kaplan College-Hammond sch enrollment Kaplan College-Hammond sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
29%
7%
Kaplan College-Hammond Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
44%
11%
Kaplan College-Hammond Black (2006-2012)
% White
28%
67%
Kaplan College-Hammond White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Kaplan College-Hammond sch ethnicity Kaplan College-Hammond 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. 0.64 0.44
Kaplan College-Hammond Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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