• Address: 1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

  • Phone Number: (954) 776-4476

  • Website: https://www.keiseruniversity.edu/

About

Keiser University is a private not-for-profit university established in the year 1977 by Dr. Arthur Keiser. It has campuses available in 18 of Florida’s most important and medium-sized metropolitan areas and Florida communities.

  • Students are awarded degrees such as Doctoral, Specialist, Master’s, Bachelor's and Associate's Degree in both the national and international domains.

  • It is located internationally with regionally accredited off-campus sites in Nicaragua, San Marcos, and Shanghai.


Keiser University Online

  • It offers various online, hybrid programs and the university has been offering distance education programs to the students who want to pursue their degree from this university. The online programs and their structure are flexible for the students to learn more and to excel in their careers.

  • It provides students with a variety of information related to the course content and students can post their queries as well as submit the projects online. The online degrees are also accredited by the particular accreditation departments of the programs students opt for.

  •  It offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degrees online along with the Best Online Graduate Certificate and Undergraduate Certificate courses. The university is offering support for military personnel who wants to pursue higher education.


Keiser University Reviews and Rankings

  • Triple threat (Excellence in three fields) is the notable remark about this college.

  • It is one of the best online colleges in Florida based on the ease of completing the courses.

  • Faculty interaction with the students to solve their issues and queries is much liked.

  • The university is student-friendly and the campus is safe.

  • It is one of the top credited universities in Florida.

  • It ranked 56th position as the best university in 2019 edition from the U.S news best colleges.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

FAFSA/Federal School Code

015159

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE, ABHES

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.keiseruniversity.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Keiser University is a Level VI, regionally accredited university. It has met the standards of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Programmatic Accreditation

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(CCNE) has accreditated the nursing programs

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) has accreditated the Health Science Programs.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 12: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 90 % Part Time: 69 %
Total Population 19,688
Student Population Full Time: 12,276 Part Time: 7,412
Gender Division Male: 30 % Female: 70 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 69 %

The College Monk

Female: 63 %

Total Graduation Rate: 65 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Keiser University offers 26 online programs across 14 Majors

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Paralegal Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 6 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 3 programs accross 3 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Political Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Law

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $55
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Keiser University Admission process

Admissions to Keiser University

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs

  • Completion of an online application form or common application.

  • Completion of high school or GED.

  • Official high school transcripts with an average GPA of 2 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Two letters of recommendation and an essay if required.

  • A combined score of 910 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), a composite score of 17 on the American College Testing examination (ACT), a score of 50 on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery examination (ASVAB)

  • Transfer applicants must have completed a minimum of 24-semester credits of college coursework with a grade of C or higher.

Admission requirements for Graduate Programs

  • Completion of the Graduate School Application.

  • An undergraduate degree with an average GPA of 3.

  • Submission of unofficial transcripts from an accredited college or university showing proof of completion of a master degree.

  • Submission of official transcripts from an accredited college or university showing proof of completion of a baccalaureate degree.

  • Two letters of recommendation and a resume with complete education and work history.

  • A score of 450 in GMAT, a composite score 295 in GRE, or a MAT score at the 40th percentile received within the first semester of enrollment if required.

  • A TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based exam, a score of 173 on a computer-based exam, an Internet-based score of 61 or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

This University provides financial aid for the students who are meritorious as well as for the elite sports players. The students who apply for this university are eligible for Title IV financial aid (federally funded aid).

FAFSA form is available to apply for the scholarship. Keiser University FAFSA/Federal school code is 015159. Students can get loans, grants and other financial aids from federal and college authorities.

  • Federal Aid provided which include Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Federal Work Study

  • The College also provides State Aid such as Florida Student Assistance Grant, Florida Resident Access Grant.

  • Military Aid such as Tuition Assistance, Post 9/11 GI Bill is awarded.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,209 U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $173 U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $10,496 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $10,496 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $10,496 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies Need of Financial support. U.S. National or Eligible non-resident. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Florida Student Assistance Grant $2,284 An Undergraduate. Resident of Florida. May 15th, 2019
Florida Resident Access Grant $2,284 Resident of Florida. An Undergraduate. May 15th, 2019

Data Source: https://www.keiseruniversity.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tuition Assistance $1,589 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $15,398 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: https://www.keiseruniversity.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $28,809
$30,001 - $48,000 $29,097
$48,001 - $75,000 $30,854
$75,001 - $110,000 $32,056
Over $110,000 $32,111

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 71% $3,965
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 86% $6,831
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 67% $4,295
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 64% $3,394
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $12,144
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 72% $10,496
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 26,328
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 3,040 $9,529
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 2,988 $9,536
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 52 $9,150

Data Source: https://www.keiseruniversity.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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