Palm Springs Campus

Our Mission

Kaplan College's mission is to offer a career-focused, hands-on education through a variety of education programs while promoting the development of positive self-esteem. We strive to provide you with the education to seek a position in your chosen field and empower you to achieve your professional and personal goals.

Opportunity for the Future

If you are ready for a chance to advance professionally and work toward a better future, we could help you achieve your goals. Kaplan College can offer you the opportunity to gain academic, professional, and personal success in your future. Our comprehensive education programs allow you to benefit from a real-world curriculum that could help you develop the knowledge, technical skills, and critical thinking abilities to build a solid foundation for professional success. Now is the time to make a commitment to your dreams. Take the first step and contact Kaplan College today.

Flexible and Affordable

We understand that you have responsibilities outside of school that require flexible and convenient class schedules. At Kaplan College, we aim to meet that need and enable you to keep up with your responsibilities and interests, while pursuing an education that could lead to new and exciting career opportunities.

History of Kaplan College in Palm Springs

Kaplan College, Palm Springs campus, formerly Maric College, was founded in the fall of 2004 as a branch of Kaplan College in Vista, California. In August 2008, the school's name changed to Kaplan College.

Kaplan Higher Education Corporation owns the College. Kaplan Higher Education Corporation is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a leading education and career services company and national provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools, and businesses.

The Kaplan College Palm Springs campus lies on the western edge of the Coachella Valley in central Riverside County approximately 107 miles east of Los Angeles. It is within the ecological area known as the Colorado Desert and is 487 feet above sea level. Palm Springs covers a geographical area of 96 square miles with well-established neighborhoods.

The city boasts many parks and recreational facilities including a golf course, tennis courts, and a baseball stadium. If you enjoy an active lifestyle, there are many options including hiking trails, biking routes, a water park, and horseback riding. If you're looking for cultural activities, the city offers a library and museums.