Kaplan College-Brownsville

1900 North Expressway, Suite O
Brownsville, TX 78521-0000
Tel: (956)547-8200
  • Competition is tough in today's job market. If you want to get ahead, you need a solid education that helps you develop knowledge, skills, and work habits that set you apart from other applicants. At Kaplan College, our diploma programs are career-focused and designed to help you prepare for the career you want. When you graduate from our Brownsville, Texas campus you will have received the training required to enter the workforce with confidence. Experience your chosen profession firsthand through a combination of classroom lectures, field trips, presentations from guest speakers, interactive role-playing exercises, and practical application in our specially designed training labs. Practice performing the skills you will need on the job and prepare to become a valued member of the workforce.
School Highlights
  • Kaplan College-Brownsville serves 345 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Kaplan College-Brownsville is one of 3 community colleges within Cameron County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is The University of Texas at Brownsville (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Kaplan College-Brownsville(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty9 staff76 staff
Kaplan College-Brownsville Total Faculty (2010-2016)
Number of Programs Offered57

Student Body

  • The student population of 345 has grown by 56% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 199% over five years.
Total Enrollment345 students3,921 students
Kaplan College-Brownsville Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio38:135:1
Kaplan College-Brownsville Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students345 students1,055 students
Kaplan College-Brownsville Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kaplan College-Brownsville Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Brownsville Hispanic (2007-2016)
% White
Kaplan College-Brownsville White (2009-2016)
% Non Resident races
Kaplan College-Brownsville Non Resident (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Brownsville Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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.0.060.69
Kaplan College-Brownsville Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Kaplan College-Brownsville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,800$34,000
Kaplan College-Brownsville Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%83%
    Kaplan College-Brownsville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,335$9,500
    Kaplan College-Brownsville Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$3,771$5,250
    Kaplan College-Brownsville Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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    Did You Know?
    For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,070 per year for in-state students and $6,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

    The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

    Texas 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.