There are several ways to verify that an online university is accredited. Keep reading to learn about some of these options, and find out why. Kaplan University (KU) was a for-profit college owned by Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company.The university is predominantly a distance learning institution, while maintaining 14 ground locations across the United States. In response to the Purdue/Kaplan University merger: Yes, for some reason…