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Kaplan College-Merrillville


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Kaplan College-Merrillville
3803 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410
General Information219-947-8400
Executive DirectorChris Artim
TypePrivate for-profit, 2-year
Awards Offered
Campus SettingRural, Fringe
Campus HousingNot reported
Student Population 295 (295 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio25 to 1

Mission Statement

Kaplan College is an institution of higher education dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the curriculum with professional skill development empowering students to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals. Kaplan College recognizes the worth and dignity of all people and is sensitive to the diversity of its student population. All students are encouraged to reach their potential within the framework of their individual needs- interests- and capabilities. The College employs instructional methods based on adult learning theory and is committed to the development of each student’s intellectual- analytical and critical thinking abilities. Teaching techniques encourage active student participation such as group discussions and projects- laboratory work- simulations- demonstrations- field trips- guest speakers- and lectures. A strong emphasis is placed on ethics- accountability- professionalism- and the individual’s commitment to pursuing lifelong personal and professional development. Kaplan College believes that education should promote the development of positive self-esteem and- for that purpose- provides services that support student efforts to succeed academically- vocationally- and personally. These services include individual advising- academic tutoring- and assistance in locating needed social services.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
- Not reported
Credit Accepted  
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 715
Instructional 715
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0