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IPEDS ID: 260901
OPE ID: 00458600
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Kaplan University-Davenport Campus
1801 East Kimberly Road, Davenport, Iowa 52807-2095
General information:  (866) 527-5268
Type:  4-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  52,018 (40,477 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  27 to 1
Net Price
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and
Mission Statement
  Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in a diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Credit for life experiences
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty2052,531
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees$13,665$13,884$13,956$14,2412.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$4,928$4,984$4,624$5,60121.1%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Off Campus$24,152$24,275$24,227$24,6151.6%
Off Campus with Family$17,544$17,603$17,283$17,9283.7%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11571%————
Grant or scholarship aid1571%$95,080$6,339
Federal grants1571%$69,640$4,643
Pell grants1571%$67,640$4,509
Other federal grants1257%$2,000$167
State/local government grant or scholarships629%$12,740$2,123
Institutional grants or scholarships943%$12,700$1,411
Student loan aid1362%$72,081$5,545
Federal student loans1362%$72,081$5,545
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid127,34070%$115,842,656$4,237
Pell grants24,35463%$91,263,127$3,747
Federal student loans22,85959%$164,615,251$7,201
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$18,975$16,023$16,037
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$18,179$15,576$16,081
$30,001 – $48,000$19,745$18,517$15,863
$48,001 – $75,000$18,412
$75,001 – $110,000$23,712$22,010
$110,001 and more$22,699
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment52,018
Undergraduate enrollment40,477
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment9,420
Graduate enrollment11,541
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 12%
Part-time: 88%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 24%
Female: 76%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 30%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 49%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 18%
25 and over: 82%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 1%
Out-of-state: 99%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 1%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 55%
Part-time: 45%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $45
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 33%
Part-time students: 24%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in 2009-10
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 26%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 26%
Female: 26%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2009-10 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 33%
Black or African American: 18%
Hispanic/Latino: 6%
White: 33%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2009-10 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Students who enroll in the university are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping149d-----
Business Administration and Management, General435d560d569d--44d
Finance, General--60d---
Category total584d765d814d--65d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General-47d----
Category total-47d----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--0d---
Information Technology209d244d195d--20d
Category total209d244d195d--20d
Early Childhood Education and Teaching313d221d----
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--41d---
Educational/Instructional Technology--58d---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--136d--47d
Teacher Assistant/Aide15d-----
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--257d---
Category total328d221d492d--47d
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing-----8d
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other-197d----
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--132d0d-21d
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing--37d0d--
Health and Wellness, General642d342d----
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician113d1d1d---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management170d234d187d---
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller----323d-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist23d-----
Medical/Clinical Assistant262d---0d-
Nursing Administration--76d0d-0d
Nursing Education--72d--2d
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist----0-
Public Health Education and Promotion--79d---
Public Health, General-4d105d---
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other--28d--0d
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse24d821d----
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling-----2d
Category total1,234d1,599d717d0d323d33d
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration----2d-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies368d388d310d-3d-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician44d19d----
Fire Services Administration-43d140d---
Security and Loss Prevention Services----4d-
Category total412d450d450d-19d-
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary----36d-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal279d111d---41d
Legal Professions and Studies, Other---45d--
Legal Studies, General-118d103d0d--
Category total279d229d103d131d36d41d
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-24d----
Category total-24d----
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other0d1d----
Category total0d1d----
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies-20d27d---
Category total-20d27d---
Applied Behavior Analysis-----22d
Industrial and Organizational Psychology-0d---1d
Psychology, General-370d381d---
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other-----3d
Category total-370d381d--26d
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General316d298d----
Public Administration0d6d88d---
Category total316d304d88d---
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General-11d----
Category total-11d----
Grand total3,3624,2853,267131378232
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 4641
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 745
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 5393
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 136
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $5,160
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $5,507
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,247
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,378
Full-time students: 81%
Part-time students: 71%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
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Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1997 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible00
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Statutory rape0
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate12.9%20.4%26.2%
Number in default5,10910,68410,963
Number in repayment39,41652,22041,697
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)