Kaplan University-Mason City Campus

Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW, Mason City
IA, 50401
Tel: (641)423-2530
214 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 214 students (72% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kaplan University-Mason City 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 214 teachers has declined by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
214 students
1,287 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
155 students
832 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 59 students
1,021 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus sch enrollment Kaplan University-Mason City Campus sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 186 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 28 students 42 students
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus sch graduate Kaplan University-Mason City Campus sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Asian (2006-2008)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
94%
66%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus More (2009-2010)
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus sch ethnicity Kaplan University-Mason City 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. 0.11 0.45
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $5,845. 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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $5,845
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,352 $10,047
Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,249 per year for in-state students and $5,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,927 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Iowa is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Iowa 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.