Kaplan College-Corpus Christi

1620 S. Padre Island Drive, #600
Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Tel: (361)852-2900
  • Open the door to a world of new career training opportunities at Kaplan University. We?ve built a reputation of preparing our students for success in their chosen fields. Through career-focused degree programs, our experienced instructors teach technical skills and inside knowledge that you won?t find in most textbooks. With this training and experience, you could have a better chance of standing out in the competitive job market. At Kaplan College, Corpus Christi campus, we aim to make your learning environment comfortable and convenient. Our building offers spacious classrooms, student and staff lounges, business offices, a reception area, an administrative office, and a resource room with periodicals, texts, reference materials, and videos relevant to our education programs. Our bright orange-with-blue-trim building stands out among nearby businesses, but what really makes us stand out is our reputation for providing quality career education in Texas.
School Highlights
  • Kaplan College-Corpus Christi serves 399 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Kaplan College-Corpus Christi is one of 2 community colleges within Nueces County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Del Mar College (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 64% over five years.
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi (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 15 staff 65 staff
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Total Faculty (2010-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

  • The student population of 399 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 399 students 3,585 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 34:1
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Student Staff Ratio (2010-2016)
# Full-Time Students 399 students 932 students
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi 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. 0.42 0.69
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $25,400 -
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83% 84%
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,270 -
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $3,924 -
Kaplan College-Corpus Christi Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,439 students | 2.60 Mi101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi TX  78404
  • 3,759 students | 52.10 Mi3800 Charco Rd
    Beeville TX  78102
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    Victoria TX  77901
  • 5,225 students | 106.10 Mi1902 North Loop 499
    Harlingen TX  78550
  • Kaplan College-McAllen
    Pivate, for profit
    519 students | 115.70 Mi1500 S. Jackson
    McAllen TX  78503
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,255 per year for in-state students and $6,425 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,508 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80%. 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.