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About Keiser University

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4 Years

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On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Keiser University is a private non-profit university founded by Arthur and Evelyn Keiser, a mother-son duo, who created the college in Florida during the year 1977. Their intention was to create an open environment for adult learners who want to seek career-focused education. It offers over 100 courses in various fields, each of which have different levels of certifications; from associate program certificates to doctorate degree certificates.

On top of being licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, the university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates of all levels of degrees; from associate levels to doctorate levels.

Initially, the university was a for-profit university, until Arthur Keiser sold the institute to Everglades College Inc. in 2011 and turned it into a non-profit entity in the process. Funnily enough, the latter is also a non-profit organization kick-started by Keiser himself.

Keiser University is also Florida’s third largest university; the urban university serves 20,000 approximate students, with over 21 campus sites in metropolitan areas and other communities. The main campus is situated in Fort Lauderdale.

Location & Contact


1500 NW 49th St.


Email: AdmissionsInfoFTL@keiseruniversity.edu
Phone: 9547764476
Fax: 9547764476
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When compared to most other universities, Keiser University holds itself at high levels and stays true to its reputation. They also hold high regard for their students and faculty, ranking them even in humanitarian categories. Their student-faculty ratio is 12 : 1.

  • Community College Week (National Levels)

    • #2 for Health Professions and Related programs

    • #5 in Nursing programs

    • #11 in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services programs

  • U.S. News and World Report 2019

    • #56 in Regional Universities South category

    • #38 in Best Colleges for Veterans

  • Best Colleges: 2020 Edition

    • #272 (tied), placed under National Universities section

    • #34 (tied) in Top Performers on Social Mobility

  • Other Rankings

    • #43 in Safest Colleges in America

    • #466 in The Most Liberal Colleges in America

    • #431 in The Most Diversified Colleges in America

    • #75 in Best Colleges for Student Life in America


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


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Keiser University is known for the high bars that it sets for their students. It’s understandable to think that it’s difficult to enroll if it weren’t for their high expectations. But that is what makes Keiser University true to their promise. With a lot of their programs emphasizing on building a candidate’s skill set to prepare them for their future careers, it’s important for the candidate to show academic strength and excellence, which they will get a sense of when they first apply for admissions.

With that said, the university has a rolling deadline for applicants, which means that interested parties may apply any time. A mandatory application fee of $55 is also applied.

In order to apply for an admission, the applicant must:

  • Contact one of the counselors at the respective campus.

  • Sign up for an account.

  • Apply the processing fee.

  • Fill the required documents.

  • Awaiting instructions on approval.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Much like most other universities, Keiser University gives you a formally clear and concise insight in the costs that go into your desired program. We've presented exhaustive information on its tuition structures, average net prices based on family incomes, and even campus expenses to help you understand how they have structured the expenses involved.

If you're willing to join Keiser University, you can expect that the costs can go upwards of $30,767 for a full year. Since they do not provide on-campus housing facilities, the room and board costs are estimated off-campus costs, which come up to $10,252. For an average applicant, the net price and annual tuition costs would come up to a total average of $27,649 and $19,008, respectively.

Keiser University provides a Net Price Calculator for tuition on their website to ensure that the nearest accurate net price is reflected based on your personal and financial factors. But the estimated prices must not be used as a primary basis for selecting the university as it is subject to change according to the socio-economic changes or according to the latest updates applied to the NPC. It’s mostly aimed at students willing to enroll as full-timer undergraduate students. With that said, please keep in mind that the calculator estimates values that are accurate for the years 2019-2020.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctorate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


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Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

958 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

537 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

529 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

292 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

253 Graduates

Public Health

218 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

205 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

157 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

145 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

132 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

114 Graduates

Psychology, General

96 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

78 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

75 Graduates

Legal Support Services

71 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

55 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

50 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

47 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

47 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

38 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

38 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

34 Graduates

Homeland Security

29 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

28 Graduates

Biology, General

25 Graduates

Fire Protection

16 Graduates

International Business

16 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

15 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

9 Graduates

Computer Engineering

7 Graduates


7 Graduates

Political Science and Government

7 Graduates

Somatic Bodywork and Related Therap...

6 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

6 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

5 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

3 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

3 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




33% White

6% Unknown

20% Black

34% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,700 per year

Campus Life


The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

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After Graduation

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Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000



Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$148 - 526

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Not all students can push through the fees in one go. Keiser University understands the financial predicaments some students may face when first applying for their desired programs. If you qualify as a student who specializes in elite sports, then financial aid is offered to you as a show of merit. Generally, however, applicants for the university will be eligible for a Title IV (federal aid) financial aid. Here, you'll find a detailed look into how financial aid is provided by the university.

This section will walk you through:

  • All the available types of financial aid provided by the university.

  • What details are to be shared to apply for them.

  • What criteria must be met to ensure verification of eligibility.

  • What the final steps are to secure it.

Some of the grants offered by the university include the Pell Grant, the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, the Florida Student Assistance Grant, and the Florida Resident Access Grant, which you will learn about when you visit it.

It’s important to note that not all students can qualify for it. For instance, it may also come in the form of loans, which are to be repaid (either in one go or in monthly installments). Also, only students who are U.S. citizens or are permanent residents are eligible to apply for Federal funding.

FAFSA is mandatory for student to be submitted before the end of the first week of the semester once they enroll in the program.

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