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Kaplan University Reviews - Bachelor's in Human Services

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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2018

I am currently going to Kaplan University- Davenport, IA (online). When I started with Kaplan I was told that the grants and loans would cover my entire degree plan. I found out 3 years into my degree that the funding was almost gone and now I have to pay out-of-pocket. I do not have any extra money to pay for school that was the main reason for applying for grants and loans. Furthermore, I am now being asked to cover $525 before this term is over or I will be blocked out of my next set of classes. I also found out that Kaplan has had a lawsuit for over $1 million dollars to refund loans and grants to 239 students. The school credits may not be transferable and you may not get a job or license with your degree, if you are able to finish your degree. I believe that Kaplan misued the funds and charged me for things that they should not have been charging me for like over $5000 in room and board, over $3000 in transportation, and over $2000 in personal items. Mind you i go to school online so i dont need room and board nor do i need transportation. This was/is one big rip off. Now i am over $60,000 in debt, i cannot possibly pay that back.

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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2018

I would not recommend this school. I had nothing but problems from the beginning between paperwork they kept misplacing and the advisor not knowing what she was doing. The advisor was not at all helpful and I often went out of my way to talk to someone else because she was completely unknowledgeable. Please beware that you are attending this university at your own risk. I would highly recommend looking into somewhere else!

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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2016

I attended Kaplan for my associates and am in the process of completing my bachelors. Kaplan accepted my military credits which helped to knock of time for degree completion. I am a single mother of a child who is very active in sports and other activities. I also work full time and am in the National Guard. With all of this going on I am able to keep up with my classes. The workload is not overbearing, but I still learn a lot. When I did fall behind my admissions rep, professors, and academic advisor all reached out to me so that I can get back on track. I have not had any of the tuition horror stories that I have seen posted. I do think Kaplan is a little over priced, luckily I get the military discount and my GI Bill. However- it fits into my life perfectly, so I do not mind paying for convenience. Kaplan has put me into the position now where I have multiple schools to consider for my graduate degree. I think any school, or opportunity for that matter, will be what you make it. You gotta take the good with the bad and just keep on pushing through.

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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

This school not credible school. I did get my Associates Degree from them and I'm trying to get my bachelors but there are playing around with my financial aid as I look online just within the last few weeks several people are having the same problem now when I call the financial aid office and sit on hold I set on hold for 3 hours each day nobody ever answers the phone before we started having all this financial aid problem you called somebody would answer the phone I would not recommend Kaplan to anybody.

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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2013

Kaplan university is a great school. I graduated 2/22/2013 with a BS in Human Services. The first couple of years I had a problem with financial aid like most people.

However, the last two years I have not had a problem. I believe people who try the online school enviornment for the first time are on edge, and the first issue that happens they think negative.

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