Kaplan, Inc. serves over one million students globally each year through its array of higher education, test preparation, professional education, English-language training, and university preparation programs, and offerings to individuals, institutions, and businesses. The largest subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), Kaplan has operations in over 30 countries, employs more than 13,000 full- and part-time professionals, and maintains relationships and partnerships with more than 1,000 educational partners and over 10,000 corporations and businesses.
Across its 80 year history, first as a pioneer of the test prep industry, and 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. We’ve 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’s Higher and Professional Education division provides services to both institutional partners as well as professional education and development programs to corporations and individuals.
Kaplan Higher Education helps colleges and universities manage their operations and support their students’ success, providing support services that include online instructional platform management; student recruitment and enrollment; student advising; financial aid counseling; marketing; administrative support, in such areas as human resources and internal communications; facilities management; and technological support.
Kaplan Professional helps working adults obtain and maintain in-demand certifications, licenses and professional designations that enable them to advance and succeed in their careers. Through live and online instruction, Kaplan Professional provides exam preparation, licensing, continuing education, and professional development programs to businesses and individuals in the accounting, engineering, insurance, securities, real estate, financial planning, and information technology industries.
Other Kaplan businesses include: Kaplan Test Prep, which provides preparation for over 90 standardized exams for entry into undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs as well as professional licensing exams; Kaplan International English, which is one of the world’s largest English-trainers, with about 40 schools globally; and Kaplan International Pathways, which helps international students progress into degree programs at top-ranked partner universities in the U.K., U.S., and Australia.