Kaplan University-Maine Campus

265 Western Ave
S Portland, ME 04106
Tel: (800)987-7734
1,072 students
Private for-profit
Kaplan University provides a positive learning experience so that you can develop and enhance the skills that you need to ensure a successful career. Our focus is on your future. The moment you walk through our doors, you will receive one-on-one guidance throughout your entire educational experience. The right education is one you can use to improve your daily life. Get it at Kaplan University.  
School Highlights:
Kaplan University-Maine Campus serves 1,072 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 51:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 6%.
Kaplan University-Maine Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Cumberland County County, ME.
The nearest community college is University of Maine at Augusta (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Kaplan University-Maine 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 21 staff
60 staff
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,072 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 51:1 has increased from 39:1 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 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,072 students
1,269 students
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 51:1
21:1
Kaplan University-Maine Campus student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
510 students
810 students
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 562 students
1,017 students
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Maine Campus sch enrollment Kaplan University-Maine Campus sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 486 students 780 students
# Graduate Students 24 students 23 students
Kaplan University-Maine Campus sch graduate Kaplan University-Maine Campus sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
12%
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
90%
57%
Kaplan University-Maine Campus White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Unknown (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Maine Campus sch ethnicity Kaplan University-Maine 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 0.53
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,710 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,710 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,710 $5,740
Kaplan University-Maine Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,710 $10,252
Kaplan University-Maine Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Kaplan University-Maine Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Classes begin every ten weeks during the day or evening. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

Visit a KU-Maine website today to learn more about our Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's degree programs.

Lewiston Campus - http://lewiston.kaplanuniversity.edu

Augusta Location - http://augusta.kaplanuniversity.edu

South Portland Campus - http://portland.kaplanuniversity.edu

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Did You Know?
For Maine public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,912 per year for in-state students and $7,420 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,252 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Maine 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 0.12, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Maine is Washington County Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.