Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

  • 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 to Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus is Hagerstown Community College (4.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus places among the top 20% of community colleges in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus(MD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty5 staff164 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment911 students4,515 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio182:125:1
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# Full-Time Students260 students1,174 students
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# Part-Time Students651 students3,341 students
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# Undergraduate Students218 students1,352 students
# Graduate Students42 students19 students
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
10%
27%
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% White
81%
52%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.330.65
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College Completion Rate (Year 2007)
35%
16%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$37,700
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,011 is more than the state average of $7,453. 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 $9,350. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,011$7,453
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,011$9,350
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$29,493$9,600
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MD by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 $7,453 per year for in-state students and $9,350 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.