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Keiser University

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 68%32%
    student ratio
  • 16,039
    total students
  • $14,184 | $14,184
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
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Overview

Keiser University Overview

Keiser University is one of Florida's largest, independent career universities. For over 35 years this Florida college has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help its students achieve their personal and professional goals. The student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer more personal learning experiences.

At Keiser University, students find a warm, friendly community with faculty members and staff members truly committed to students' successes. Keiser's small class sizes, individualized attention, and one-class-at-a-time schedules create a positive learning environment where students can excel. Whether their goals are to prepare for new careers or to advance with current employers, Keiser University is designed around students' needs.

Keiser University offers associate degrees along with bachelor's, master's, and PhD degree programs. Keiser offers day, evening, and online classes and financial aid to those who qualify. Job placement assistance is also available.

Keiser University Campuses

Keiser University has campuses throughout the state of Florida and online. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with additional campuses located in Daytona Beach, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach.

Keiser University Degree Offerings

Keiser University offers degrees for careers in demand. Keiser University graduates are prepared for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, information technology, culinary arts, education, legal studies, psychology, fire science, biotechnology, golf management, and more.

Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates and degrees at the associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Interested students should contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University.

Keiser University: A Military-Friendly School

Keiser University is a Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC), and is committed to helping service members and their families obtain their college degree. Keiser can assist students with information about GI Bill benefits, options for active duty or veterans, the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), tuition scholarship for qualified military personnel, and military credits considered for transfer. In addition, Keiser University is a Yellow Ribbon Program participant.

Keiser University - Other Programs of Study

Students can earn Associate of Science degrees in Golf Management at Keiser University's College of Golf in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Through this program, students prepare for a variety of positions in the golf industry, and work at golf courses or professional golf schools. Students are taught to provide golf instruction, manage golf course operations, and ensure appropriate maintenance of golf facilities.

Keiser University also offers a Spanish-language Business degrees online. Both a bachelor's degree and master's degree (MBA) in business administration are available completely online and in the Spanish language. An MBA program is also offered online in the Mandarin language.

For more information on Keiser University programs, prospective students should call 888-534-7379, or email admissions (See Contacts).


Location & Contact

1500 NW 49th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
United States


Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Culinary Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Computer Software Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • CAD/CADD Drafting/Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biotechnology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminalistics and Criminal Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Science/Firefighting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Homeland Security
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Game and Interactive Media Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapist Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Therapy Technician
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Medical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Surgical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dietetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Massage Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled16,039
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$14,184
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,184
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$880.00
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students16,039
    • Male Student Percentage32%
    • Female Student Percentage68%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino30.25%
    • Black or African American19.78%
    • White or Caucasian39.83%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.25%
    • Asian1.95%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.04%
    • Two or more races3.59%
    • Unknown2.48%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students11% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma National Honor Society, Student Nurses Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other AlertNow Rapid Communications Service, Campus Response Teams

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,597
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

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