Kaplan University-Mason City 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.

School Highlights

Kaplan University-Mason City Campus serves 276 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Kaplan University-Mason City Campus(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty- staff95 staff
This chart display total faculty of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and community college average number of faculty in IA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Kaplan University-Mason City Campus diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment276 students2,620 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and community college average number of enrollment of IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio0:133:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and community college average student staff ratio of IA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
# Full-Time Students160 students1,090 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students116 students1,530 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of IA.
# Undergraduate Students142 students1,120 students
# Graduate Students18 students44 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus IA All Graduation Breakdown
% Hispanic
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
5%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and the percentage of Black community college students in IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
81%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and the percentage of White community college students in IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
8%
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kaplan University-Mason City Campus. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.330.50
This chart display the diversity score of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and the community college average diversity score of IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$36,000
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of IA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $4,714. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $15,352 is more than the state average of $5,619. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$15,352$4,714
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$15,352$5,619
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of IA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in IA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$29,493$12,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in IA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Kaplan University-Mason City Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in IA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 College is proud of its carefully selected staff and faculty members who bring varied educational and work experiences from their fields. Many are involved on a day-to-day basis in their profession and contribute knowledge and skills that reflect the current trends and requirements of their respective fields. The college is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Kaplan University-Mason City Campus is North Iowa Area Community College (7.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,950 students | 7.40 Mi500 College Dr
    Mason City IA  50401
    (641) 423-1264
    7.402,950
  • Waldorf University
    Private, for profit
    1,426 students | 24.40 Mi106 S Sixth St
    Forest City IA  50436
    (800) 292-1903
    24.401,426
  • 949 students | 40.70 Mi1100 College Ave
    Iowa Falls IA  50126
    (800) 322-9235
    40.70949
  • 3,243 students | 40.80 Mi1900 8th Ave NW
    Austin MN  55912
    (507) 433-0600
    40.803,243
  • 403 students | 60.90 Mi7009 Nordic Drive
    Cedar Falls IA  50613
    (319) 277-0220
    60.90403
Recent Articles
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.
We examine a new report at USA Today that shows employment rates for community college graduates have skyrocketed - and which of the fields where a community college degree is particularly helpful.
Who says college is just for the 18 - 22 year old crowd? In fact, more community colleges are recruiting students over the age of 50 - and for good reason!
Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,714 per year for in-state students and $5,619 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,502 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.