Kaplan Career Institute – Charlestown

570 Rutherford Ave, Charlestown, MA

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Kaplan is a system of schools organized and operated by Kaplan, Inc., itself a division of the Washington Post Company. Originally established in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce, the name was changed in 2000 to Quest College, before being acquired by its current owner and being renamed Kaplan University, becoming the graduate degree granting arm of the Kaplan System. Combined with Kaplan College and Kaplan Career institutes, the system has schools in seventeen states and online access nationwide.

Kaplan schools offer a variety of programs aimed at preparing individuals for entry into the workforce. Many courses are taught by former and current professionals, providing insight and additional training to ensure that graduate are ready to face the challenges ahead. Completion of a program may result in a certificate, associate degree, bachelors or masters depending on the education pursued. Some member institutions will have as part of their student services career assistance programs that aid students in finding jobs.

Programs offered include:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Paralegal
  • Computer Networking
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration

Not all campuses offer the same programs and interested students should contact their desired location to see what programs are available.

Charlestown Location

The Charlestown branch of Kaplan University is located at 570 Rutherford Ave. This campus has graduated close to a thousand students over the last few years. This campus offers student services in the form of career guidance for students in need of assistance and job placement opportunities for students after graduation. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting kaplancareerinstitute.com.

Programs Offered

The programs listed below are some of the programs offered by Kaplan Career Institute – Charlestown. The list may differ from current program available, for a complete list of what programs are offered students may visit the school's website.

The electrician program offered on average takes about nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $16,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $2,500*
  • 42% loan repayment rate estimated for former students of this program**
  • On average, $9,500 in student loans are owed upon completion of this program**
  • Around 100 students completed the electrician program last year
  • Takes about 9 months to complete

Find out more electrician programs by visiting our electrician training profile page, which lists schools offering this program along with a career overview.

Heating and air conditioning (HVAC) program takes on average fifteen months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition estimate is $20,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $1,880*
  • Former students had a loan repayment rate of around 44%**
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $12,600 in student loans**
  • Last year, more than 100 students completed this program
  • The heating and air conditioning (HVAC) program takes about 15 months to complete

Find out more heating and air conditioning (HVAC) programs by visiting our heating and air conditioning (HVAC) Training profile page, which also includes lists of schools offering this program.

Notes:
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately $21,400 after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There may be an application fee required, please check with Kaplan Career Institute – Charlestown for more information. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact this school for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships77%$4,412
Receiving Student Loans89%$9,325

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