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Kaplan College-Palm Springs

Kaplan College-Palm Springs is an Associate's college with 362 students located in Palm Springs, CA.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions


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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 362
Gender 24% Male / 76% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 35% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 23%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 64%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework



Popular Majors

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (85%), Medical Office Assistant/Specialist (14%)

Majors Offered


A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of office managers and other professionals, to perform routine administrative duties in a medical, clinical, or health care facility/system office environment. Includes instruction in general office skills, data processing, office equipment operation, principles of medical record-keeping and business regulations, medical/clinical office procedures, and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Medical Secretaries
Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence.


A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Administration & Faculty

President Kevin Quirk
Campus President Kevin Quirk
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 4
Student : Faculty Ratio 29 : 1
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

77% of students graduated in six years.

82% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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