Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,327
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$21,848
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
760
41.7% Full-Time

About

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is a higher education institution located in Polk County, IA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus were Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (22 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (21 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees).

In 2017, 323 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus. 76.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (244 degrees), 6.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is $15,327, which is $2,437 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is $15,327, which is $2,437 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,848.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,327
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was $15,327. The cost of tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is $2,437 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$21,848
2017 Value
15.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,848. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus grew by 15.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$4,920
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was of $4,920 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board decreased by 12.2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.19% with respect to 2016, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus has a total enrollment of 760 students. The full-time enrollment at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is 317 students and the part-time enrollment is 443. This means that 41.7% of students enrolled at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.9% White, 6.97% Black or African American, 6.32% Hispanic or Latino, 1.71% Asian, 1.58% Two or More Races, 0.132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.132% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45%), followed by White Male (10.4%) and Black or African American Female (7.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41.7%), followed by White Male (8.33%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 760 students. The full-time enrollment at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is 317 and the part-time enrollment is 443. This means that 41.7% of students enrolled at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    410
  2. Black or African American
    53
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    48

The enrolled student population at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is 53.9% White, 6.97% Black or African American, 6.32% Hispanic or Latino, 1.71% Asian, 1.58% Two or More Races, 0.132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.132% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 173 more women than men received degrees from Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are white (244 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (22 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (21 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), and Health (166 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Registered nurses (1,320,370 people), Software developers (422,789 people), Social workers, all other (207,780 people), Other managers (199,000 people), and Medical & health services managers (155,832 people).

The most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), Health (166 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Legal (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), Health (166 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Legal (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,529,129 people), Computer Systems Design (499,143 people), Elementary & secondary schools (380,290 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (357,991 people), and Outpatient care centers (258,094 people).

The most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Public Administration and Social Service (23 degrees awarded), Protective Services (33 degrees), Health (166 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Legal (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus.
Most Common
  1. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 22 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 75
  2. 248

In 2017, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus, which is 0.302 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (248).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 0.933 times less than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 104 degrees were awarded to women at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 14.9 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    244 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is white (244 degrees awarded). There were 6.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (40 degrees).

12.4% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    181 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    63 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is white female (181 degrees awarded). There were 2.87 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (63 degrees).

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Operations

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus had a total salary expenditure of $7.77M. Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus employs 14 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Female No academic ranks (10), Male No academic ranks(4), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 14 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 10 employees, and Management with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.62M
2017 Salaries
2.86%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus paid a median of $3.62M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($7.77M) and a 2.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.04% growth from 2015 and a 0.666% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$869k
Instructional Salaries
14
Number of Employees

In 2017, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus paid a total of $869k to 14 employees working as instructors, which represents 24% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
14 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus were No academic rank with 14 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees; and Management with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was Female No academic rank with 10 employees, Male No academic rank with 4 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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