Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

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706 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 706 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 12% 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kaplan University-Hagerstown 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 706 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
706 students
1,287 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
243 students
832 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 463 students
1,021 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus sch enrollment Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 687 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 19 students 42 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus sch graduate Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
88%
66%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus More (2009-2010)
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus sch ethnicity Kaplan University-Hagerstown 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. 0.22 0.45
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,895 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,895 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,895 $5,940
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,895 $10,072
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • Hagerstown Hagerstown Community College
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    11400 Robinwood Dr
    Hagerstown , MD , 21742
    (240)500-2530
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  • Martinsburg Valley College-Martinsburg
    Private for-profit
    287 Aikens Ctr Edwin Miller Blvd
    Martinsburg , WV , 25404
    (304)263-0979
    18.2  Mi  |  78  students
  • Frederick Frederick Community College
    Public
    7932 Opossumtown Pike
    Frederick , MD , 21702
    (301)846-2400
    22.6  Mi  |  6159  students
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