Kaplan University-Mason City Campus

Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW
Mason City, IA 50401
Tel: (641)423-2530
242 students
Private for-profit
Hamilton College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused education to empower students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials.
School Highlights:
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus serves 242 students (68% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 81:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Cerro Gordo County, IA.
The nearest community college is North Iowa Area Community College (4.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 87% over five years.
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 3 staff
59 staff
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 242 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 81:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
242 students
1,282 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 81:1
22:1
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
164 students
810 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 78 students
1,017 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 158 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 6 students 23 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus sch graduate Kaplan University-Mason City Campus sta graduate
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
57%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Unknown (2008-2013)
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus 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. 0.11 0.53
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $10,294
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Hamilton College was originally established in Mason City, Iowa, in 1900 as a proprietary career college, and has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating college in the state of Iowa specializing in business education. In 1980, Hamilton opened a campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to allow more students to be part of the Hamilton educational experience. In 1988, the Des Moines, Iowa, campus was added to create a triad of campuses to better accommodate the entire state. The College is proud of its carefully selected staff and faculty members who bring varied educational and work experiences from their fields. Many are involved on a day-to-day basis in their profession and contribute knowledge and skills that reflect the current trends and requirements of their respective fields. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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