Kaplan College-Columbus (Closed 2013)

  • Technology Education College is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the curricula with professional skill development, empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals.

School Highlights

School Overview

Kaplan College-Columbus(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty- staff35 staff
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Number of Programs Offered57

Student Body

The Kaplan College-Columbus diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment-734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:127:1
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# Full-Time Students-450 students
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
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3%
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% Black
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12%
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% White
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73%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
100%
10%
Diversity Score0.000.44
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College Completion Rate
56%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,100$30,800
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,495$19,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,206$5,500
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Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Technology Education College helps students reach their educational goals by providing them with the communication skills necessary to work successfully with clients and other professionals, by offering courses that prepare them to successfully participate in society, by equipping them with the knowledge necessary to succeed in a competitive job market and by encouraging them to become involved in professional organizations that will promote their learning and professional skills. In August 1965, the Electronics Computer Programming Institute of Columbus was opened by Mr. Leonard Mermelin because of rapid growth in the computer programming field. Mr. Mermelin operated the College until 1972. The College name also changed to Technology Education College (TEC) to better reflect those offerings. In January 2002, TEC was purchased by Quest Education Corporation. Quest was purchased in July 2002 by Kaplan, Inc. In December 2002, Quest changed its name to Kaplan Higher Education Corporation. In September 2003, TEC moved to a new facility at 2745 Winchester Pike. Kaplan is dedicated to continuing the same excellent education for which TEC is known. The Technology Education College (TEC) facility is a one-level structure with air conditioning and zoned lighting throughout. The facility is equipped with three medical labs, one pharmacy tech lab and six computer labs, including one advanced lab. The College has six theory classrooms to support the general education classes. TEC has a library, student break room and a fenced-in outdoor courtyard. The building is approximately 24,000 square feet. The College offers program in Criminal Justice and Medical Assisting. The objective of the Criminal Justice program is to prepare students with the knowledge, the skills and the work habits required for entry-level positions in a variety of positions in the criminal justice field. This Associate degree offers a level of education that provides students with a solid foundation in criminal justice, and the skills of various specialized employment areas such as law enforcement, corrections and private security. The objective of the Medical Assisting program is to prepare students for entry–level positions in the medical field. The educational emphasis is placed on understanding medical terminology, body systems and clinical procedures. These skills will enable students to perform entry–level positions in both front offices and clinical settings. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Kaplan College-Columbus is Daymar College-Lancaster (0.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Daymar College-Lancaster
    Private, for profit
    45 students | 0.00 Mi2745 Winchester Pike
    Columbus OH  43232
    (614) 643-6680
    0.0045
  • 22,719 students | 5.20 Mi550 E Spring St
    Columbus OH  43215
    (614) 287-5353
    5.2022,719
  • Bradford School (Columbus)
    Private, for profit
    443 students | 7.40 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus OH  43219
    (614) 416-6200
    7.40443
  • World Harvest Bible College
    Private, non-profit
    n/a students | 7.50 Mi10165 Wright Rd
    Canal Winchester OH  43110
    (614) 837-4088
    7.50n/a
  • Fortis College-Columbus
    Private, for profit
    694 students | 11.60 Mi4151 Executive Parkway Ste 120
    Westerville OH  43081
    (614) 882-2551
    11.60694
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For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,885 per year for in-state students and $11,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,841 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.