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Complaint Review: Kaplan University Online, Distance Education, Kaplan Inc., Kaplan Higher Education

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  • Submitted: Tue, January 12, 2010
  • Updated: Tue, January 12, 2010

  • Reported By: Lisa — Nixa Missouri United States of America
Kaplan University Online, Distance Education, Kaplan Inc., Kaplan Higher Education
Internet United States of America

Kaplan University Online, Distance Education, Kaplan Inc., Kaplan Higher Education charges $3500 for the course yet i still have to pay $800 for books and extra for other online programs. i don't know what the $3500 is even paying for?? Internet

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   My name is Lisa.  I enrolled for a pharmacy tech class at Kaplan University Online January of 2009.  I was not too sure of the school but when I talked to the lady that wanted to help set me up for it, it sounded pretty legit.  I signed a contract saying I would go through with the course.

   It has now been a year and I rarely have the time to work on my course because I have a full time job and I simply can not afford to pay extra for books and online programs they want me to use.  I'm starting to wonder exactly what the $3,500 for the course is going to.  I didn't know I was going to have to pay another $800 for all the books I needed.

   I tried to drop out since I don't really feel happy about paying $135.15 per month for something I don't have the time to do, but they sent me an email saying if I drop out now, I would be charged the rest of my tuition within 30 days.  That's almost $2,000.  I fully regret my decision with Kaplan.

   A few months ago, I decided to get online and google "Kaplan University Online Scam".  To my surprise I found many different websites about how students felt scammed by how much they were being charged.  I am highly dissatisfied with this website and would like to stop paying for this and possibly get my money back so that I can go to Missouri State University here where I live. 

   My dream was to become a photographer.  I've been wanting to go to MSU since I graduated high school, but I did not have my license or a car to get there.  I figured I never would because I didn't have anyone to teach me how to drive, which is why I signed up for online college.  Now, I wish I would have waited so that I could be in MSU now.

   I am really hoping this Ripoff Report website will help me get this problem solved.  I do have all of my transaction receipts from Kaplan University saved in my email account if that will help.  I have everything saved from Kaplan, actually.  Please help me get the future I dreamed of having.  My email address is (((ROR redacted))).  Thank you.

Lisa

 

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