Why College for Financial Planning® - a Kaplan Company?

The College was founded in 1972 to formalize the financial planning profession via the CFP® certification, which is now the nation’s premier financial planning credential. Having prepared over 70,000 professionals for the CFP® exam, College for Financial Planning®—a Kaplan Company is here to help you earn your mark.

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.