Kaplan University a Partner College
About Kaplan University
Are you committed to achieving your educational and career goals? Kaplan University offers online, campus-based, and blended programs in fields such as arts and sciences, business, information systems and technology, criminal justice, health sciences, nursing, education, and legal studies. Students can earn master’s, bachelor’s, and associate’s degrees as well as certificates and diplomas.
Kaplan University offers a different school of thought for higher education. It strives to help adult students unlock their talent by providing a practical, student-centered education that prepares them for careers in some of the fastest-growing industries. The University was originally established as the American Institute of Commerce in 1937 and today serves nearly 50,000 online and campus-based students throughout the country and around the world.
The University, which has its main campus in Davenport, Iowa, and its headquarters in Chicago, is regionally accredited. More information is available at www.straighterline.kaplan.edu.
Credit for Prior Learning
You could receive college credit from the following sources:*
- Completed StraighterLine courses
- Previous college coursework
- On-the-job training
- Work and life experiences
- Military training
- Credit by examination
Transfer Credits from StraighterLine to Kaplan University
- Earn Credit for StraighterLine Courses at Kaplan University
Kaplan University accepts many of StraighterLine’s college-level courses for full credit.
Exclusive Special Offer
StraighterLine students receive a 10 percent tuition reduction on Kaplan University degrees and programs. Click to learn more.
Experience classes before you pay tuition.
At Kaplan University, we are committed to your education goals–you. With the Kaplan Commitment, you have the opportunity to experience Kaplan University for an introductory period with no tuition obligation beyond the application fee, which is waived for StraighterLine students. It's part of our core principles that ground us, guide us, and ensure our dedication to helping you succeed.†
About Visionary Voices
Visionary Voices is an innovative partnership between Kaplan University and top thought leaders, bringing their knowledge and expertise to our community. Featuring prominent speakers from conferences around the globe, such as the World Economic Forum, Techonomy, and the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, Visionary Voices gives you access to great ideas from established experts. Below is just a small sample of the kinds of insights you’ll find through Visionary Voices. It’s all part of our commitment to help you succeed.
Jeff Weiner - CEO LinkedIn (The importance of continuing education)
Margaret Spellings - Former US Secretary of Education (Improving teachers)
Alexis Herman - Chair, CEO of New Ventures LLC (Keep learning and stay competitive)
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*Undergraduate programs only. See University Catalog for Prior Learning Assessment and Transfer of Credit policies.
†Classes count toward a degree if satisfactorily completed. No credits are earned if the student withdraws during the introductory period (3 weeks for undergraduate students), which begins day one of the first term. Students who choose to continue their studies at the University will need to meet specific requirements. Graduate programs not included. Additional terms may apply to international and non-U.S. citizen students. For further information, see the University Catalog and Addendum available at kaplanuniversity.edu.