Kaplan Scholars demonstrate that underrepresented students from low-income backgrounds can complete associate’s degrees, transfer and earn bachelor’s degrees from our nation’s top four-year colleges within three or four years.
- 92% of the students accepted into the KLP transfer to a senior college and 87% complete their associate’s degree.
- 81% of the Kaplan Scholars who transfer earn a bachelor’s degree.
- A number of selective and highly-competitive senior colleges actively recruit and provide substantial financial aid to KLP Scholars.
- Scholars have participated in reputable scholarly research programs, landed and completed coveted internships with non-profits and corporations in the U.S. and abroad.
- 100% of our Alumni are employed full-time at jobs in their fields of study or in graduate school.
- Alumni are employed in various fields including education, non-profit, scientific research and Fortune 500 companies including Colgate-Palmolive and JP Morgan Chase.
- Over 30% of KLP Alumni applied to graduate school, and ALL were accepted; two have earned a master’s both on fellowships.
- A program alumnus is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was salutatorian.
- Hostos Community College’s Class of 2011 Valedictorian is a Kaplan Scholar.
- LaGuardia Community College's Class of 2015 and 2016 graduation speaker is a Kaplan Scholar.
- 2 Scholars have earned scholarships from the National Science Foundation.
- A program alumnus was wait listed for a Fulbright Fellowship.
- Stanford University Class of 2015 School of Engineering graduation speaker is a Kaplan Scholar.
Click here for a list of colleges and universities that our Scholars attend or have attended.