About Schiller International University
On Campus Housing
Schiller International University is a private for-profit university founded by Dr. Walter Leibrecht in Germany,1964. Later in 1967, two more campuses were constructed in Paris and Madrid. It started its campus in Tampa Bay Area, Florida in 1991. In 2010, Mr. Russel Palmer acquired the university.
The mission of the university is to prepare the students personally and professionally for future leadership roles in an international setting. Students are provided with the competencies in the undergraduate and graduate degree programs which are needed for professional careers as well as for further academic study.
Particular emphasis is imparted in the educational process of developing international and cross-cultural competencies through foreign language training, intercampus transfer or other international academic opportunities and intense interaction among people with diverse backgrounds.
The university's main motto is to unite people, nations, and culture through its education. It is located in four distinct places of the world. They are Paris in France, Heidelberg in Germany, Madrid in Spain, and Tampa in U.S.A
The student-faculty ratio is 10:1.
University's acceptance rate has an open admission policy which means almost all the students who apply at the university get selected.
University accreditation- This university is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.
Online Education at Schiller International University
The university is providing students with Bachelors and Masters degrees online. The department works hard to bring the classroom setting to the online learnings.
Online students are provided with the unique monthly subject type education so that the student can fully concentrate on one subject and then shift to another.
Students can also shift from online to the on-campus program to accelerate their degree completion. Admission requirements for enrolling in the online program is the same as on-campus programs.
The student's council helps the students to plan various events. The faculties at the campus are friendly and resolve the student issues effectively.
Students are given the hands-on learning experience. Online students feel that the online interface is user-friendly and have no difficulty to get used to it. The workload for the students is not overwhelming which is manageable and effective.
The small classroom size allows individual attention towards each student. The faculties regularly give feedback for the betterment of the students.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$69,056 per year
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
The university is offering various grants, loans, and scholarships for its students to help them financially. They are as follows.
The Federal Grants include Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, and Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant.
The Federal Loans include Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans.
Federal Work-Study programs are also offered to the students.
The Institutional Scholarships include Presidents Scholarship, International Scholarship, Nursing Program Scholarship, Golden Key honor society Scholarship
The Military Aid include the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
The FAFSA application must be filled by the candidate to know the requirement and eligibility for financial aid. Schiller International University Federal school code of the university is 023141.