Why Kaplan?

College for Financial Planning® is now a Kaplan Company.

Founded by the College for Financial Planning® in 1972, the CFP® certification is the nation's premier comprehensive financial planning credential. With nearly 100 years of combined financial education experience, College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company and Kaplan Financial Education are poised to guide you through your entire CFP® certification program, from start to finish. 

Learn from the Best

We have assembled the most effective, well-respected, and talented team of instructors and subject matter experts to guide you through the CFP® exam curriculum.

Study Your Way

Our education and review programs are designed to fit both your study style and career path. 


of students recommend us for CFP® certification preparation*.

Free Resources

Learn more about the CFP® certification process and our available programs with a variety of free samples, webinars, and blog articles. 

Pass Guarantee

Our goal is to see our students succeed on the exam and become CFP® professionals. That's why we include our PassProtection guarantee in our Premium Review study packages. 

*Out of 1,074 respondents from March 2017-July 2018 post-CFP® exam surveys.

"After doing my research on the different CFP® certification programs, Kaplan was the easy choice...they ended up exceeding all expectation that I had."

– K.V.