Kaplan College-Vista

2022 University Dr
Vista, CA 92083-7736
Tel: (760)630-1555
  • Maric 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. Our locations across California are all dedicated to providing a high level of education to prepare students for successful careers.
School Highlights
  • Kaplan College-Vista serves 812 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Kaplan College-Vista is one of 21 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Palomar College (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kaplan College-Vista(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 Faculty27 staff92 staff
Kaplan College-Vista Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered1110

Student Body

  • The student population of 812 has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment812 students7,516 students
Kaplan College-Vista Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio30:144:1
Kaplan College-Vista Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students812 students1,613 students
Kaplan College-Vista Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kaplan College-Vista Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kaplan College-Vista American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Kaplan College-Vista Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Kaplan College-Vista Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kaplan College-Vista Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kaplan College-Vista White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Kaplan College-Vista Hawaiian (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
Kaplan College-Vista More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
Kaplan College-Vista Non Resident (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Kaplan College-Vista Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.0.700.73
Kaplan College-Vista Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Kaplan College-Vista Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$34,900
Kaplan College-Vista Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%78%
    Kaplan College-Vista % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,057$9,500
    Kaplan College-Vista Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,355$5,500
    Kaplan College-Vista Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Maric College is here to help with the best in career education. We offer hands-on career education for today's fastest-growing careers in the Arts & Design, Business, Healthcare and Legal fields. Caring instructors bring industry expertise to the classroom so you get more than career education, you get an inside look at your industry. Our day and evening classes allow working adults the flexibility to learn and earn at the same time. With locations throughout California, you can receive rewarding career education that conveniently fits around your busy schedule. Maric College is part of a network of over 75 schools nationwide offering quality career-focused education. The tradition of excellence began in 1987 when Educational Medical, Inc. purchased three well-respected Maric Colleges - a group of career colleges offering training in the allied health fields - in Southern California. In 1998, Educational Medical, Inc. changed its name to Quest Education Corporation to better reflect the diversity of programs within the 30 schools operating in 11 states. In August of 2000, Quest Education Corporation was purchased by Kaplan, Inc., a division of the Washington Post. Quest Education Corporation changed its name to Kaplan Higher Education Corporation in 2002.

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