Kaplan International English is a division of education company Kaplan Inc., headquartered in London. Kaplan International English provides English language courses, university and exam preparation, academic foundation courses and English programs for young learners worldwide. Courses are taught in city center schools and on university campuses.
In 2007, Kaplan Inc. acquired Aspect Education, a U.K. company founded in 1967 Aspect provided English exam preparation and academic foundation courses. Aspect was combined with Kaplan's existing English language education division, and Kaplan Aspect was launched in September 2007.
In 2010, Kaplan Aspect and Kaplan International Pathways, the branch of Kaplan specializing in preparing international students for entry to British universities, were combined into Kaplan International.
Kaplan international aims to provide every single student with a life-changing educational experience, and support them at every single step on that journey. Kaplan Empowers students to unlock their potential, and achieve their academic and personal goals in becoming outstanding global citizens. It creates a rewarding environment, rich in resources and diversity that connects people from across Kaplan’s ever-growing global community.
Kaplan international pathways offers academic preparation programs for international students who wish to study in English-speaking countries. In 2017, university preparation programs were being delivered in Australia, China, Japan, Nigeria, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S., serving 12,000 students in partnership with over 40 universities.
The UK has some of the oldest, most highly regarded universities in the world. Many of world’s top universities are located in the UK, making it extremely popular with international students. Kaplan offer students routes to over 30 British universities, including members and partners of the Northern Consortium of UK Universities (NCUK).
The USA has many world-famous universities, and a higher education system made up of thousands of institutions. US universities dominate the world rankings, and the country is the most popular destination for international students. With Kaplan, students could study at one of several US universities, including members of the prestigious Consortium of North American Universities (CNAU).