University Placement Service
What is University Placement Service?
Our University Placement Service (UPS) allows you to benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and colleges. Combined with our wealth of experience, we help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate courses in the USA, UK, Canada and Ireland.
10,000+ students helped
78 student countries
College & university partners
25+ years experience
Why take UPS?
Many of the world’s most prestigious universities are in English-speaking countries across the world. A degree from one of these institutions demonstrate your ability to thrive in a new environment and will open doors to a promising career at home and abroad.
We’ll help you find the perfect undergraduate, graduate, or vocational program, and guide you through the application process.
You will benefit from our extensive network of more than 250+ college and university partners.
How to prepare for University or College?
What do you want to study
Selecting a program and institution takes time and consideration. If you have an idea of what you want to study, you should to think about the type of ‘credential’ you want to achieve. Whether you want to graduate with a diploma or a bachelor’s degree, we can help you progress to your instituion and program of choice.
Also think about the different types of education: in general college education is more applied and prepares you for a specific career, whereas university degrees are more academically focused.
What is your English level?
Part of University Placement Service is a free pre-test to determine your level of English. Based on this assessment, Kaplan International estimates the time you need to improve your English to the required level for admission into university or college.
In the US and Canada, almost every partner accepts the Kaplan International grading levels for admission onto their programs. For the UK and Ireland, we can help prepare you to achieve the relevant exam grades required for university admission.
What English course do you need?
Our schools offer a variety of programs to help improve your English skills. No matter what the entry requirements for your university or college, our courses will support you in achieving your goal.
- English proficiency courses: Effective and flexible programs that address your specific language needs.
- Exam preparation: including IELTS, Cambridge and TOEFL. Intensive programs that focus on skills and strategies required for studying in a university.
- English for academic purposes: Includes essential skills such as essay writing, critical thinking, and reading comprehension.
The Application Process
Students can apply before or after their English course start date. If you know before arriving at Kaplan that you want to apply for UPS, we'll start helping you right away. If you decide to use UPS once you arrive, you'll sit down for an information session with an advisor who will take you through all the steps.
Send your program preferences and take the free English pre-test
Kaplan International sends you recommendations based on your English level, existing academic qualifications, future objectives and preferred study location
Choose a partner university or college and enrol for English study at Kaplan International
Kaplan International assists in your application for university or college and pre-screens your application
Receive joint letters of acceptance for Kaplan International and the partner university or college (conditional) long