Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus

  • Hamilton College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused education to empower students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials. Hamilton College recognizes the worth and dignity of all people, and is sensitive to the diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds represented in its student population. All students are encouraged to reach their potential within the framework of their individual needs, interests, and capabilities. The College employs instructional methods based on adult learning theory and is committed to the development of each student's intellectual, analytical, and critical thinking abilities. Teaching techniques encourage active student participation and may include group discussions and projects, laboratory work, simulations, demonstrations, field trips, guest speakers, and lectures.
School Highlights
  • Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus serves 575 students (68% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Linn County, IA.
  • The nearest community college to Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus is Kirkwood Community College (3.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus places among the top 20% of community colleges in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus(IA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff95 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment575 students2,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio44:133:1
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# Full-Time Students392 students1,090 students
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# Part-Time Students183 students1,530 students
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# Undergraduate Students357 students1,120 students
# Graduate Students35 students44 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
7%
10%
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% White
86%
69%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
11%
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Diversity Score0.250.50
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$36,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,352 is less than the state average of $15,502. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,352$15,502
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$29,493$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)100%39%
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Hamilton College was originally established in Mason City, Iowa, in 1900 as a proprietary career college, and has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating college in the state of Iowa specializing in business education. In 1980, Hamilton opened a campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to allow more students to be part of the Hamilton educational experience. In 1988, the Des Moines, Iowa, campus was added to create a triad of campuses to better accommodate the entire state. The Cedar Falls campus was designated as the third branch campus of Hamilton College in 2000. Each campus has close ties within its community and surrounding communities, resulting in graduates placed in employment throughout the state. Quest Education Corporation purchased Hamilton College in November of 1998. Quest was purchased in July of 2000 by Kaplan, Inc. Quest and Kaplan are dedicated to continuing the same excellent education for which Hamilton College is known. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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