Kaplan Career Institute – Franklin Mills

177 Franklin Mills Blvd., Philadelphia, PA

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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.

Philadelphia Location

The Philadelphia branch of Kaplan University is located at 177 Franklin Mills Blvd.. This campus has a graduating class size which is about 460 students in a given year. This campus offers services for students in the form of job placement opportunities for students after graduation, career pathway assistance for students in need of help, and flexible courses for individuals who cannot make regular hours. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting kaplancareerinstitute.com.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs offered at Kaplan Career Institute – Franklin Mills. Acutal programs offered may be different than the list of programs below.. For a comprehensive list of programs available you can visit the school's website or call the school at (215) 612-6600.

Medical assistant program takes usually nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $17,000*
  • The estimated cost of books or supplies required is $760*
  • $9,200 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • More than 200 students completed this program in the previous reported year
  • The length of the medical assistant program is about 9 months

More details and school listings are available through our medical assistant schools profile page.

The electrician program offered usually takes about twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $18,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $2,500*
  • Estimated loan repayment rate of 46% for former students**
  • Students who complete this program take, on average, $11,300 in student loans**
  • Around 80 students completed the electrician program last year
  • Students usually complete the electrician program in 12 months

Take a look at our electrician training profile page to obtain more details and school listings that can help guide you in finding the perfect school.

Criminal justice program takes usually eighteen months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $31,000*
  • Required supplies and books: $2,170*
  • Estimated loan repayment rate of 35% for former students**
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $10,400 in student loans**
  • Last year, more than 20 students completed this program
  • Students usually complete the criminal justice program in 18 months

Get more information about criminal justice and find other schools listed by going to our criminal justice degree profile page.

The medical insurance coding program offered usually takes about nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $16,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $1,110*
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $9,400 in student loans**
  • Based on published reports, around 50 students completed the medical insurance coding program last year
  • Takes about 9 months to complete

The respiratory therapy program takes about twenty-three months for most students to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $43,000*
  • Estimated cost of required books and supplies are around $2,340*
  • Former students had a loan repayment rate of around 65%**
  • $21,000 is the average amount of student loans borrowed for this program**
  • Last year, more than 50 students completed this program
  • The respiratory therapy program takes about 23 months to complete

More detailed information and school listings are available through our respiratory therapy schools profile page.

Pharmacy technician program takes usually nine months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition costs are estimated to be $15,000*
  • Cost of required supplies and books: $1,180*
  • Upon completion of this program, students owe on average $9,400 in student loans**
  • Last year, more than 40 students completed this program
  • Students complete this program in usually 9 months

Find out more and view other schools listed by checking out our pharmacy technician training information page.

Notes:
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The cost of attendance is approximately $19,500 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $10. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (215) 357-5100. The tuition and financial aid figures listed show various costs that students may encounter at this school. The numbers may not be accurate due to changing factors in a given year, and are only intended to provide a guideline for students.

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

Tuition & Fees Information

Alternate Tuition Plan Options Available

  • Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.

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 Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$4,707
Receiving Student Loans96%$8,528

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 26%.

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (215) 357-5100

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (215) 357-5100

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