Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

Tel: (301)766-3600
  • Hagerstown Business College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused education, empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials.
School Highlights
  • Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus serves 911 students (29% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Washington County, MD.
  • The nearest community college is Hagerstown Community College (4.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 77% over five years.
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus (MD) 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 Public Public
Total Faculty 5 staff 152 staff
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 911 has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment 911 students 4,515 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 182:1 24:1
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 260 students 1,174 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 651 students 3,341 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Enrollment Breakdown MD All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 218 students 1,352 students
# Graduate Students 42 students 42 students
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Graduation BreakDown MD All Graduation Breakdown
% Asian
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus More (2011-2016)
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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. 0.33 0.65
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $39,400 $37,700
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,011 is more than the state average of $6,222. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,011 is more than the state average of $8,225. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,011 $6,222
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,011 $8,225
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 75%
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $29,493 $9,600
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,334 $5,500
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • For over 65 years HBC has been providing quality career-oriented education to men and women in the areas of business, office technology, and medical and legal studies. We have one of the most medicated faculties, whose goal is to help you succeed. Our curriculum is practical, designed to give you what you need to get the job you want. Hagerstown Business College is dedicated to educational programs and services that promote occupational competency, professional awareness, and personal growth. Opportunities for development in these areas assist participants in their preparation for contributions to business and society as a whole. Hagerstown Business College (HBC), which included the Maryland Medical Secretarial School and the National Legal Secretarial School, was founded in July of 1938. The College was established as a proprietary institution devoted exclusively to teaching business subjects and preparing students to enter the business community with specific skills in specialized business professions. Since 1938, HBC has become an established leader in local training for area businesses. Our faculty possesses both the theory and practical experience to improve the efficiency of your operation in a timely and economical manner. Hagerstown Business College Offers up-to-date computers, qualified instructors, courses designed by specialists in curriculum development, custom-tailored courses and consulting services.

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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,222 per year for in-state students and $8,225 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,048 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland 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 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.