- 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.
- The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
|Kaplan College-Brownsville||(TX) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Pivate, for profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||9 staff||65 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||5||7|
|Total Enrollment||345 students||3,585 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||38:1||34:1|
|# Full-Time Students||345 students||932 students|
|% Non Resident races||
|% Unknown races||
|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.||0.06||0.69|
|College Completion Rate||
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$25,800||$34,000|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||89%||84%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$9,335||$9,500|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$3,771||$5,250|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- College Location Mi. Students
11,943 students | 3.40 MiOne West University Boulevard
Brownsville,  TX  78520
5,225 students | 23.40 Mi1902 North Loop 499
Harlingen,  TX  78550
519 students | 47.20 Mi1500 S. Jackson
McAllen,  TX  78503
30,180 students | 50.30 Mi3201 W Pecan
McAllen,  TX  78502
399 students | 124.40 Mi1620 S. Padre Island Drive, #600
Corpus Christi,  TX  78416
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