Kaplan College-Palm Springs

School Highlights
  • Kaplan College-Palm Springs serves 379 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Kaplan College-Palm Springs is one of 9 community colleges within Riverside County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Kaplan College-Palm Springs is Mayfield College (3.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kaplan College-Palm Springs(CA) 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 Faculty10 staff97 staff
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered510

Student Body

  • The student population of Kaplan College-Palm Springs has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Kaplan College-Palm Springs diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment379 students7,516 students
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio38:144:1
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students379 students1,613 students
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kaplan College-Palm Springs American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kaplan College-Palm Springs White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Hawaiian (2012-2013)
% Two or more races
Kaplan College-Palm Springs More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.490.73
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2008-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$34,600
Kaplan College-Palm Springs Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%78%
    Kaplan College-Palm Springs % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,057$9,500
    Kaplan College-Palm Springs Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,355$5,500
    Kaplan College-Palm Springs Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    Nearby Schools

    • The nearest community college to Kaplan College-Palm Springs is Mayfield College (3.5 miles away).
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      Joshua Tree CA  92252
    • 5,932 students | 36.80 Mi11711 Sand Canyon Road
      Forest Falls CA  92339
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