Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

Tel: (301)766-3600
928 students
Private for-profit
Hagerstown Business College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused education, empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials.
School Highlights:
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus serves 928 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 103:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Washington County, MD.
The nearest community college is Hagerstown Community College (4.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 82% over five years.
Kaplan University-Hagerstown 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 9 staff
59 staff
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 928 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 103:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
928 students
1,282 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 103:1
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
270 students
810 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 658 students
1,017 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 237 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 33 students 23 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus sch graduate Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2013)
% Asian
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Unknown (2006-2013)
Kaplan University-Hagerstown 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. 0.22 0.53
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,411 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,411 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,411 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,411 $10,294
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 24 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

For over 65 years HBC has been providing quality career-oriented education to men and women in the areas of business, office technology, and medical and legal studies. We have one of the most medicated faculties, whose goal is to help you succeed. Our curriculum is practical, designed to give you what you need to get the job you want. Hagerstown Business College is dedicated to educational programs and services that promote occupational competency, professional awareness, and personal growth. Opportunities for development in these areas assist participants in their preparation for contributions to business and society as a whole. Hagerstown Business College (HBC), which included the Maryland Medical Secretarial School and the National Legal Secretarial School, was founded in July of 1938. The College was established as a proprietary institution devoted exclusively to teaching business subjects and preparing students to enter the business community with specific skills in specialized business professions. Since 1938, HBC has become an established leader in local training for area businesses. Our faculty possesses both the theory and practical experience to improve the efficiency of your operation in a timely and economical manner. Hagerstown Business College Offers up-to-date computers, qualified instructors, courses designed by specialists in curriculum development, custom-tailored courses and consulting services.

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