Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus

  • Hamilton 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-Lincoln Campus serves 593 students (65% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
  • Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus is one of 3 community colleges within Lancaster County, NE.
  • The nearest community college is Southeast Community College Area (3.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus (NE) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 17 staff 20 staff
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 593 has grown by 40% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 34:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 593 students 1,356 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1 23:1
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 384 students 384 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 209 students 972 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Enrollment Breakdown NE All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 353 students 271 students
# Graduate Students 31 students 31 students
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Graduation BreakDown NE All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Black (2007-2016)
% White
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus More (2013-2016)
% Unknown races
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Ethnicity Breakdown NE 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. 0.38 0.33
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $39,400 $36,400
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $15,206. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,352 $15,206
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 92%
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $29,493 $15,625
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,334 $6,334
Kaplan University-Lincoln Campus Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • With its history of education dating back to 1884, Hamilton College - Lincoln is one of the oldest private colleges in Nebraska and one of the most respected institutions in the Midwest. Thousands of students have successfully graduated from the College since its establishment in 1884. Hamilton College is particularly proud of its Junior College status, which was granted in 1988. Hamilton College - Lincoln is located in Lincoln, Nebraska, at 1821 K Street, just two blocks east of the State Capitol. The College building encompasses a spacious 20,000 square feet and is situated close to both business and cultural activities in Lincoln. Each Hamilton College - Lincoln program is taught in specially built classrooms, including computer and medical labs. Library resources and student lounge facilities are also available. Facilities are partially accessible to persons with physical impairments. Equipment for business technology courses includes computers, CD-ROMs, modems and online services, tape machines, overhead projectors, and a variety of computer networks and electronic media sources. The clinical courses utilize autoclaves, centrifuges, exam tables, EKGs and numerous other items found in a modern medical lab or doctor's office. The travel courses utilize a live computerized reservation system. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

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Did You Know?
For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,081 per year for in-state students and $4,438 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,206 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nebraska 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.