Kaplan North America

Kaplan North America serves over 1 million students each year through its array of higher education, test preparation, and professional education offerings to individuals, institutions, and businesses

Founded 1938
1501-5000 employees
  • Education
  • Headquarters address
    1515 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

    Our History

    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.

    Tech stack

    Angular, node, AWS Lambda, Docker, amazon-web-services, java, .net, agile, css, cloud, salesforce, web methods, ios, php, github, Postgres, MongoDB, Microservices


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan
    401k matching
    Pension plan
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    Legal assistance

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Paid holidays
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility
    Volunteer time off
    Maternity benefits
    Fertility benefits

    Personal development

    Tuition reimbursement
    Management training
    Job training

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Matching charitable donations
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Employee discount programs
    Kaplan North America - Company Photo
    Kaplan North America - Our Grad business developers at UC Davis
    Kaplan North America - Hack-A-Thon, 2012
    Kaplan North America - Our Robot!
    Kaplan North America - Talking to Students at the 'Women of Harvard' conferance
    Kaplan North America - At the NACAC
    Kaplan North America - Stanley H. Kaplan back in the day!
    Kaplan North America - JP Morgan Corporate Challenge
    Kaplan North America - A peak into Dev Bootcamps learning experience
    Kaplan North America - Learning Data Science at Metis
    Kaplan North America - Scavenger Hunt!