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5 out of 5
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2017

This is a great school because the professors take their time to teach each student when they need help. Professors are always taking their time to help each student succeed. Professors are always by each student's side to help with everything needed.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Informatics
Graduation Year: 2015

Wanting to returning to college and finish my degree. Working full time and supporting a family made it difficult. Kaplan University fit my needs, allowed me to obtain my degree. The classes were challenging and the Professors were there to teach and I had no problem with their professionalism. Online worked for me, others maybe not so much.

1 out of 5
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2014

Would never recommend this rip off for profit school to anyone. They find ways to deny your student loans and send them into collections after taking 80k+. There is no reason that amount of money is not substantial to cover the school expenses. Professors are shady, never know if its the same professor as last week or the real professor of the class at all. This school needs to be investigated like all the other for profit schools.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

I had a great experience with Kaplan's BSN program! I will be starting the NP program this month. The whole process has been extremely easy. My advisor stayed in touch with me regularly. My instructors were knowledgeable in each subject and I personally had a positive experience with financial aid. I would recommend this school and have many times.

1 out of 5
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Degree: Real Estate
Graduation Year: 2012

Kaplan was used as my CE. The program would not work and was an utter waste of money and time. Please do the world a favor and spend your money on a product that works. Terrible tech support and customer service is about as useful as a screen door on the bottom of a boat.

1 out of 5
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Degree: Real Estate
Graduation Year: 2012

Kaplan was used as my CE. The program would not work and was an utter waste of money and time. Please do the world a favor and spend your money on a product that works. Terrible tech support and customer service is about as useful as a screen door on the bottom of a boat.

2 out of 5
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2016

I found the enrollment process to be very confusing and minimal communication. It's like they expected you to know the process without instruction. My adviser was never available and if I emailed his response was always "I don't know." Most of the professors averaged about three days to return an email, there were a few good ones if you got lucky. Financial aid was always at least 45 min wait on the phone or live chat. I sent several emails with a promise of response in 1 business day, I still have never had a response. Course material was appropriate there were some classes with large work loads but it was manageable. They held all of my Stipend checks, I had to wait until the 30 days was up then call (sitting on hold for over an hour most times) to ask them to mail it. I would not recommend anyone to Kaplan. The course material was about the only thing good I have to say. I think I had three good professors, most have other jobs and are too busy to focus on teaching.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2015

I was involved with Kaplan Universities online program for 5.5 years and had no major issues at all. Having met students from around the country I would say there are differences regionally that determine the overall experience. Here in Maine, Kaplan has a solid reputation and the ground school has a very attentive and knowledgeable administration that is there to help in whatever way possible. The best part of the program is the quality of instructors and the job/life experiences they bring to the table. I had judges, Chiefs of Police, District Attorneys, Sheriffs, federal agents, command staff members and a host of others with real-world experience that brought a whole different level of instruction to the course. The curriculum was relevant and kept up with current trends and changes within the field. I worked extremely hard to achieve outstanding grades while juggling full time employment and children so I appreciate what goes into the process. You can obtain a great education online once you realize brick and mortar isn't the only option.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2015

Overall experience was awesome. I spent 5.5 years with Kaplan Universities online program and completed a Master of Science in Criminal Justice. The quality and caliber of instructors was tremendous with Judges, District Attorneys, Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs, federal agents, Command staff and a host of former leaders in their respective fields. The curriculum was current and stayed on top of trends occurring in the field. I never had any issues with the finance department but it would seem that some regions were more prone to that based on reviews which may indicate isolated incidents vs. systemic problems.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Graduation Year: 2015

I actually had to stop for a while due to finances because I pay out of pocket...but I will be re-enrolling to finish my degree with Kaplan. I've attended a different online school years ago but it wasn't as good as Kaplan. The instructors at Kaplan are awesome! I love the weekly class meetings where you review the chapters and can ask questions, it's as if you're not actually in a class except it's virtual. There's a lot of interaction with classmates. The instructors are actually in the field as your degree. I can't wait to get back in and finish.

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