Kaplan, Inc. is a global educational services company, with about 11,000 employees and operations in nearly 30 countries. It serves one million-plus student each year and partners with about 1,000 educational institutions and 4,000 corporations worldwide. Kaplan, Inc. is a global educational services company, with about 11,000 employees and operations in professional education, language training and university pathway programs. Its leadership in online learning, international student recruitment and improving student outcomes has also made Kaplan a multi-purpose strategic partner for other universities and businesses.
Across its 80-year history, first as a pioneer of the test prep industry, then as an early online education leader, and now as a global education provider, Kaplan has been recognized for expanding educational access and improving student outcomes through innovative uses of technology, instructional design, and learning science. The company’s been recognized among the world’s 10 most innovative educational companies (Fast Company); as one of America’s Top 100 employers (Forbes); and a top employer with remote jobs (Flexjobs).
Kaplan serves individuals, universities and businesses, primarily in four areas: helping students qualify for and succeed in school; helping working professionals advance in their jobs; helping universities enroll highly qualified students and prepare them for the workforce; and helping companies employ highly qualified candidates and ensure their employees are well-trained and successful. Among the services provided are:
- For students and professionals: test preparation and training programs, professional certification, immersive language programs, and higher education degree programs
- For universities: pathways programs, international student recruiting, online enablement, pre-college career exploration programs, bundled bachelor degree and industry credential offerings, shared career services support, hosted campuses and campus facilities
- For companies: professional certification, education-as-a-benefit, AI-powered marketing compliance platform, and apprenticeship programs
The U.S.-based test preparation and professional products are offered in the market under our brand names such as Kaplan, Kaplan Financial Education, Kaplan Schweser, PPI, College for Financial Planning, Dearborn, and Manhattan Prep. Kaplan’s North American division is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, with employees working remotely across the US, UK, and India, as well as at regional hubs in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, and Wisconsin.
Kaplan’s international division is based across several countries and regions, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and China. Among its main business units are Kaplan International Languages, with about 40 schools across the globe and Kaplan International Pathways, which runs a range of pathways programs that help international students progress onto degree programs at top-ranked university partners in the U.K., U.S., and Australia. Additionally, Kaplan runs higher education institutions in Singapore, Ireland (Dublin Business School) and Australia (Kaplan Business School) and is a leading provider of professional education and industry licensure programs in the UK and the MENA and Asia-Pacific regions.