Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), is one of the world's leading providers of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses.
Kaplan has four main areas of focus:
Kaplan's mission is to help individuals achieve their educational and career goals. With 2009 revenues of more than $2.6 billion, Kaplan has locations all over the globe.
- Kids and schools, which offers a broad range of programs to help K12 students and teachers achieve academic success.
- Test preparation, which offers test prep and admissions services worldwide.
- Higher education, which offers postsecondary certificate and degree programs online and through more than 70 campuses in the US and abroad.
- Professional education, which offers training and continuing education for the financial services, IT and real estate-related industries.