The professors at Kaplan are the University’s academic strength. They have sufficient credentials to teach the courses, and many have doctorate degrees, work for well-known companies, and are very knowledgeable about the subjects they teach. The professors are always quick to respond to any issue a student may have regarding course work, late assignments, or anything else in regards to the course itself. The professors are great about pushing their students to go beyond the knowledge they are teaching—the students are responsible for justifying and applying the information given to them. The academic advisers here are also outstanding with the support and encouragement they give, and your adviser will regularly e-mail or call to ask if you are having any problems with the courses or have any questions or concerns.
The workload at Kaplan will teach students the importance of responsibility and determination to succeed. The curriculums for each degree program include classes that tie into the next. For example, a student will take Business Composition I one term, followed by Business Composition II the next term. If a student works hard and makes an effort by asking questions, doing the homework, and going a little beyond the basic requirements, then his or her grades will reflect that. The only problem that many students have at Kaplan is with the Financial Aid department. Some students say they are not always able to reach the same person regarding documents that need to be turned in or have trouble contacting the financial aid advisers about missing or incorrect information on their paperwork. Many students have experienced this with the financial aid department, and the concerns have been mentioned to advisers and the department itself.