Kaplan University-Mason City Campus

Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW
Mason City, IA 50401
Tel: (641)423-2530
  • 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%.
  • Kaplan University-Mason City Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Cerro Gordo County, IA.
  • The nearest community college is North Iowa Area Community College (4.90 miles away).

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
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Total Faculty (2007-2012)

    Student Body

    • The student population of 276 has grown by 28% over five years.
    • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 188% over five years.
    Total Enrollment276 students2,620 students
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
    Student : Teacher Ratio0:133:1
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
    # Full-Time Students160 students1,090 students
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
    # Part-Time Students116 students1,530 students
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Enrollment Breakdown IA All Enrollment Breakdown
    # Undergraduate Students142 students1,120 students
    # Graduate Students18 students44 students
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Graduation BreakDown IA All Graduation Breakdown
    % Asian
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Asian (2007-2009)
    % Hispanic
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Hispanic (2007-2016)
    % Black
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Black (2007-2016)
    % White
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus White (2007-2016)
    % Unknown races
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
    Diversity Score0.330.50
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Diversity Score (2007-2016)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$36,200
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

    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
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
    Out-State Tuition Fees$15,352$5,619
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%90%
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$29,493$12,000
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,334
    Kaplan University-Mason City Campus Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    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.

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    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.