Kaplan College-Las Vegas

  • Heritage College is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the curriculum with professional skill development, empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals.
School Highlights
  • Kaplan College-Las Vegas serves 944 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Kaplan College-Las Vegas is one of 6 community colleges within Clark County, NV.
  • The nearest community college to Kaplan College-Las Vegas is College of Southern Nevada (2.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Kaplan College-Las Vegas places among the top 20% of community colleges in Nevada for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kaplan College-Las Vegas(NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty40 staff40 staff
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Number of Programs Offered89

Student Body

  • The student population of Kaplan College-Las Vegas has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Kaplan College-Las Vegas diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment944 students3,024 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:137:1
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# Full-Time Students944 students919 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
14%
8%
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% Hispanic
29%
24%
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% Black
19%
8%
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% White
29%
47%
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% Hawaiian
5%
1%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
7%
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Diversity Score0.770.70
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College Completion Rate
42%
54%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$30,300
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%87%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,591
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,186$5,500
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    Acceptance Rate (Year 2008)87%52%
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Heritage College, formerly Professional Careers, Inc., was founded in 1990 and now provides a variety of career training programs. In January of 1994, the College started its first class in Travel and Tourism. Five months later, in May of 1994, the first students started in the Medical Assistant program. In July of 1996, the College received accreditation approval to offer an Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies. In February of 1997, the College received approval to offer a diploma in Computerized Business Administration. In July of 1997, Professional Careers, Inc., received approval to change the name of the College to Heritage College. On January 2, 1998, Southwest Education Group, LLC purchased Heritage College Careers, Inc. In October of 1999, the College received approval to offer a diploma in Pharmacy Technician. In April of 2001, the College received approval to offer an Associate of Arts degree in Computerized Information Systems. In May of 2001, the College received approval to offer a diploma in Computerized Information Systems and Associate of Arts degrees in Health Information Technician, Medical Assistant, Computerized Business Administration, Travel and Tourism and Pharmacy Technician. In February of 2002, the College moved to its current location. Heritage College is located at Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility consists of eight lecture classrooms, four computer lab classrooms, a medical assistant lab, a pharmacy lab, a library/resource center, a student lounge, massage therapy lab, a reception area, administrative offices and restrooms. Program offered at Heritage College includes Computer Business Systems, Criminal Justice, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Coder and Biller, Paralegal and Pharmacy Technician. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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