Kaplan Career Institute, Franklin Mills Campus

Kaplan Career Institute, Franklin Mills Campus


Campus Overview

Kaplan Career Institute recognizes that in today's competitive job market, you need an advantage. You need to earn the credentials employers search for and skills that could set you apart from others. Find out how studying with instructors who bring real-world experience to the classroom could help you gain an educational edge that prepares for the future.

The Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills campus offers career-focused programs to the Philadelphia community. Programs feature hands-on training in areas from respiratory care to computer networking technology and more.

The admissions, academics and career services teams at Kaplan Career Institute are focused on finding ways to support its students, both professionally and personally. This student-centric approach is designed to ensure you feel confident in your decision to attend Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills.

Outside of the classroom, the school supports a rich student life and helps students create a sense of community. Students have been honored by the school for academic achievements and perfect attendance with public recognition and certificates, in addition to enjoying music and refreshments with members of the campus. In-class work is supplemented with opportunities to go on field trips and listen to guest speakers, including employers, graduates, and motivational speakers. Students may also have a chance to give back to their community through Service Learning Projects.


For over thirty years, Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills has offered career training to busy adults looking to enhance their education at a school that understands the need for flexible class schedules. Throughout the years the school's name may have changed, but its commitment to students and alumni has remained a top priority since the beginning.

The Franklin Mills campus was founded in the Philadelphia area in 1981 as CHI Institute, with computer systems technology classes beginning in 1982. In the years that followed, additional programs were added in response to local education demand and the CHI Institute achieved AST-degree granting status in 1985. In 2007, the Franklin Mills campus relocated from Southampton, Pennsylvania, to its current location in Northeastern Philadelphia to better serve its student population. In 2012, CHI Institute changed its name to Kaplan Career Institute.

What Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills Offers

Students can unlock their potential and train for careers they want at Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills. They deserve it. The only way to get from where they are now to where they want to be is to take action and start their journeys. Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills will help point students in the right direction -- toward new careers that they can be proud of.

Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills' Commitment

Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills stands by its services and the education it provides. Students can confidently attend a Conditional Admittance Period with no financial commitment to be sure that Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills is the right choice for them. If students notify the school that they will not be staying beyond the Conditional Admittance Period, then they will not be charged tuition.

Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills' Instructors

Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills' instructors bring real world experiences to the classroom. They provide students with the most current industry standards and practices.

Hands-on Training

At Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills, students can combine classroom learning with hands-on training. Students actually do what they come to learn; they don't just read about it. They develop skills that are more likely to stick when they actually practice those skills.

Materials and Equipment

Students learn with materials and equipment that they would use on the job. They gain the ability to display knowledge and skills that employers are looking for.


Students can find externship or practicum sites with the school's assistance. They can apply the knowledge they gain at Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills to real-world career settings. They increase their confidence in job interviews.

Externships and practicums are not required for all programs.

Admission Requirements

Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills wants to help students start their journeys. The admissions process for each student starts with a Career Planning Session where the student's career goals are discussed; information about the school and its programs is shared; a campus tour is provided; and the student has the opportunity to meet with a Career Services Adviser and Financial Aid Officer.

Admissions requirements include, but are not limited to, proof of high school graduation and entrance assessment. For information on specific program requirements, students should contact the Admissions Department.

Financial Aid and Military Benefits

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. A financial aid officer will be able to assist students in determining their eligibility for federal loans, private aid, state and federal grants, scholarships, and other forms of aid.

In support of the military community, Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills also offers a 30% discount in tuition for active duty personnel, military spouses, veterans, and dependent of veterans or active duty personnel.

Students should please contact the Financial Aid Department for more information about financial aid and the military and veteran benefits programs the campus supports.

Career Services

Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills is committed to students' future successes. It works with employers in the community to make sure that its programs support students' needs by providing graduates that are appropriately skilled. Students will receive personalized assistance from a Career Services Adviser in school, upon graduation and beyond.

Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills offers "The Kaplan Certified Professional" program devoted to sharpening the skills that could make the difference in a student's job search. Kaplan Career Institute - Franklin Mills offers 7 certification activities that allow students to become more well-rounded candidates upon graduation. Certifications include, but are not limited to, dress for success, social media presence, and preparing for the interview.


Kaplan Career Institute is an accredited school. For more information, please visit http://www.kaplancareerinstitute.com/franklin-mills-pa/accreditation/.

Consumer Information

For more information on educational programs and their outcomes visit www.kaplancareerinstitute.com/consumer-info. Kaplan Career Institute does not guarantee employment or career advancement. Programs vary by campus.


If you are looking for a place to get a great education in Philadelphia, you will find it at Kaplan Career Institute. The campuses are easily accessible from all over the greater Philadelphia area.

The Franklin Mills campus is located conveniently in northeastern Philadelphia at 177 Franklin Mills Boulevard near the city's public transportation routes and the Franklin Mills Mall.

Philadelphia is one of the world's greatest cities, famous for several historical milestones and monuments, fine art, cultural attractions, and the best cheese steaks in the world. The area surrounding our campus offers beautiful landscapes, relevant historical sites, and notable museums and cultural venues. Spend your spare time tubing down the Delaware River or take a ride on an antique carousel, a genuine steam locomotive, a hot air balloon, or a mule-drawn canal boat. Nearby historic areas offer small-town charm with old-fashioned festivals and events that build a sense of community among local residents.

Amid this delightful atmosphere you will find unparalleled educational opportunities that can help you plan for a future without limits. Contact Kaplan Career Institute, Franklin Mills campus and enroll today.


Medical Assistant Diploma

Pharmacy Technician Diploma

Medical Billing and Coding Diploma

Respiratory Care Associate Degree

Computer Networking Technology Associate Degree

Electrical Technician Diploma

Location & Contact

177 Franklin Mills Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19154
United States