Kaplan College, McAllen Campus

Kaplan College, McAllen Campus


Campus Overview

Kaplan College McAllen Campus's goal is to provide students with a complete educational program that enables them to achieve their personal and professional goals. They can help you develop career-focused skills and relevant experience through specialty training and hands-on skill labs in whichever program you choose.

Even with your busy schedule, they are ready to help you acquire the training and education you need. Kaplan College in McAllen, Texas offers a flexible class schedule with day and evening classes so you can still attend college without giving up family or work responsibilities.

Make a change in your life and your career. Make a commitment to your education at Kaplan College today.


The Kaplan College in McAllen, Texas began as a branch of the San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants (SCAMDA) in 1984. Through the years, the McAllen and San Antonio campuses have helped thousands of students prepare for careers in healthcare and business. In November 2009, the McAllen campus became Kaplan College where they continue to provide education in multiple career fields.

What Kaplan College Offers

Students can unlock their potential and train for careers they want at Kaplan College. 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 College will help point students in the right direction -- toward new careers that they can be proud of.

Kaplan College's Commitment

Kaplan College 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 College 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 College's Instructors

Kaplan College's instructors bring real world experiences to the classroom. They provide students with the most current industry standards and practices.

Hands-on Training

At Kaplan College, 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 College to real-world career settings. They increase their confidence in job interviews.

Externships and practicums are not required for all programs.

Admission Requirements

Kaplan College 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 College 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 College 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 College offers "The Kaplan Certified Professional" program devoted to sharpening the skills that could make the difference in a student's job search. Kaplan College 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 College is an accredited school. For more information, please visit http://www.kaplancollege.com/mcallen-tx/accreditation/.

Consumer Information

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


McAllen, Texas is located in far southern Texas. With a pleasant, subtropical climate, the city lends itself to a relaxed, enjoyable lifestyle. The geography, outdoor activities, climate, history and rich Hispanic flavor are just the beginning of the attractions this city has to offer.

The city of McAllen is leading the nation in population and employment growth. Fast growth and generous opportunities are a few of the reasons why McAllen has become a primary site for companies interested in this region.

Kaplan strives to give their students a real-world education. Start your future today with an education at Kaplan College.


Dental Assistant Diploma

Medical Assistant Diploma

Medical Office Specialist Diploma

Criminal Justice Associate Degree

Electrical Technician Diploma

Nurse Assistant (Short Course of Instruction)

Phlebotomy Technician (Short Course of Instruction)

Spanish for Health Care Workers (Short Course of Instruction)

Location & Contact

1500 South Jackson Road
McAllen, TX 78503
United States