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Kaplan helps students gain access to the most respected university systems in the world. We’re confident that we have a university – and a destination – that’s right for you. Deciding where to study is one of the most important decisions to make in life. We work with some of the top universities around the world, and will guide you in choosing the university that will transform your future.

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 USA attracts more international students than any other country.

Why choose a university in the USA?
– 19 of the world’s top 50 universities are in the USA (QS World University Rankings 2016/17)
– Many top universities in the USA are in the biggest cities, including Boston and New York
– Almost 1 million international students chose to study in the USA in 2014-15 (Institute of International Education)

The UK has some of the oldest, most highly regarded universities in the world. A remarkable 20% of the world’s top 50 universities are located in the UK, including almost half of the world’s top 10, according to the QS World University Rankings. Kaplan’s UK university partners include Russell Group institutions, leading new universities, and both members and affiliates of the Northern Consortium of UK Universities (NCUK).

Why choose a university in the UK?
– Home to some of the world’s oldest universities, such as the medieval universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen
– London named the world’s premier academic city (QS Best Student Cities 2016)
– 91% international student satisfaction, higher than any other English-speaking study destination (UK HE International Unit 2015)

If you can’t find the university you are interested in below, see how we can help you gain entry to other UK universities


Australia is an exciting study destination, with numerous prestigious universities. Australian institutions enjoy consistently high rankings in the global league tables, and the country has the highest concentration of international students in the world.

Why choose a university in Australia?
– Australia has 6 universities in the world’s top 100 (QS World University Rankings 2016/17)
– Australian tuition fees are typically lower than those of comparable universities in other countries
– Australia is the 3rd most popular destination for international students, despite its relatively small population (OECD Education at a Glance 2015)


Ireland has one of the most respected higher education systems in Europe, with institutions such as University College Dublin ranked in the world’s top 1%. A degree from a distinguished Irish university will help you on your path to a successful career.

Why choose a university in Ireland?
– Integration between universities and top global companies often allows students to get great professional experience
– University College Dublin is the largest university in Ireland, and can trace its history back over 150 years
– Gain a degree from one of Europe’s leading universities