Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,327

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,965

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

837

45% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

50%

1 Graduates

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 Registered Nursing (19 degrees awarded), General Human Services (12 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (12 degrees).

In 2016, 277 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus. 72.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (192 degrees), 4.17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is $15,327, which is $2,527 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is $15,327, which is $2,527 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,965.

In 2016, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,327

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was $15,327. The cost of tuition at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is $2,527 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$18,965

2016 Value

6.06%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,965. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus grew by 6.06%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,601

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was of $5,601 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.832% between 2015 and 2016. 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

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.28% with respect to 2015, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 837 students enrolled at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus has a total enrollment of 837 students. The full-time enrollment at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is 377 students and the part-time enrollment is 460. This means that 45% 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 72.8% White, 6.69% Black or African American, 5.85% Hispanic or Latino, 1.67% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.358% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.358% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (56.6%), followed by White Male (17.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.31%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (49.1%), followed by White Male (17.5%) and Black or African American Male (5.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 837 students. The full-time enrollment at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is 377 and the part-time enrollment is 460. This means that 45% of students enrolled at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%

2016 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 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    609

  2. Black or African American

    56

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    49

The enrolled student population at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is 72.8% White, 6.69% Black or African American, 5.85% Hispanic or Latino, 1.67% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.358% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.358% 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 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 94 students (11.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 127 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 (192 degrees awarded). There were 4.17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is Registered Nursing (19 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Services (12 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (12 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 (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (31 degrees), and Legal (9 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 (1,257,852 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (417,681 people), Social workers (250,804 people), Miscellaneous managers (247,781 people), and Medical & health services managers (156,899 people).

The most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (31 degrees), Legal (9 degrees), Health (132 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (15 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 Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Financial analysts, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (31 degrees), Legal (9 degrees), Health (132 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (15 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Hospitals (1,511,022 people), Computer Systems Design (512,685 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (373,343 people), Elementary & secondary schools (346,017 people), and Outpatient care centers (245,689 people).

The most specialized majors at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (31 degrees), Legal (9 degrees), Health (132 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (15 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. 19 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus was Registered Nursing with 19 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 75

  2. 202

In 2016, 75 degrees were awarded to men at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus, which is 0.371 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (202).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.5 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 4.73 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is Female and White (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    192 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is white (192 degrees awarded). There were 4.17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

16.6% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    136 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus is white female (136 degrees awarded). There were 2.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (56 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 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus had a total expenditure of $8.12M. Of that $8.12M, they spent $3.58M on salaries and $8.12M on benefits.

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

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 16 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 11 employees, and Management with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A 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 2015, 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$3.58M

Salary Expenditure

$8.12M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus had a total expenditure of $8.12M. Of that $8.12M, they spent $3.58M on salaries and $8.12M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$3.58M

2015 Salaries

0.666%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus paid a median of $3.58M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($8.12M) and a 0.666% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$376k

Instructional Salaries

6

Number of Employees

In 2015, Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus paid a total of $376k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

16 Employees

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In N/A, 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 16 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 11 employees; and Management with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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