Kaplan University Opens First Student Support Center in Rochester, MN

New location offers additional resources and convenience for local
Kaplan University students

ROCHESTER, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kaplan University and the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce held a
ribbon cutting ceremony and open house yesterday to celebrate the grand
opening of the University’s first Student
Support Center
. Approximately 45 people were in attendance including
Rochester Chamber of Commerce executives and members, Kaplan University
staff and community members.

“Kaplan takes great pride helping adult learners pursue a college
education while continuing with their busy lives,” said Julie Valencia,
Campus President of Kaplan University Rochester Student Support Center
and Mason City Campus, during the event. “The new Kaplan University
Student Support Center helps us do this while also bringing us closer to
the community here in Rochester.”

Located at 115 N. Broadway in Rochester, MN, the Student Support Center
provides a thoughtfully planned space with resources for students to
meet, study and network. Current Kaplan University students will also
benefit from the tutoring resources available on site. One-fourth of the
nearby Mason City, IA campus students are from the southeast Minnesota
area. New students can obtain information about online programs and
courses and those offered on campus.

The University plans to partner with local businesses for their training
needs and needs of their employees, as well as, become an active
community member.

The Student Support Center is open Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 7
p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information can be found at www.KaplanMN.com.

About Kaplan University

Kaplan University offers a different school of thought for higher
education. It strives to help adult students unlock their talent by
providing a practical, student-centered education that prepares them for
careers in some of the fastest-growing industries. The University, which
has its main campus in Davenport, Iowa, and its headquarters in Chicago,
is accredited by The
Higher Learning Commission
. Kaplan University serves approximately
40,000 online and campus-based students. The University has 14 campuses
in Iowa, Indiana, Nebraska, Maryland, Maine, Missouri and Wisconsin, and
a Kaplan University Learning Center in Maryland.

Kaplan University is part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC and Kaplan,
Inc., which serves over 1.2 million students globally each year through
its array of higher education, test preparation, professional education,
English-language training, university preparation, and K-12 offerings to
individuals, institutions, and businesses. Kaplan has operations in over
30 countries, employs more than 19,000 full- and part-time
professionals, and maintains relationships and partnerships with more
than 1,000 school districts, colleges, and universities, and over 2,600
corporations and businesses. Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings
Company (NYSE: GHC) and its largest division. For more information,
please visit www.Kaplan.com.


Kaplan University
Amy Hawkinson
Director, Public Relations
Mobile: 773-301-6437