• Address: 8560 Ulmerton Road, Largo, Florida 33771

  • Phone Number: 855-787-2262

  • Website: https://www.schiller.edu/tampa/

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About Schiller International University

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.

  • Schiller International University acceptance rate has an open admission policy which means almost all the students who apply at the university get selected. 

  • Schiller International University accreditation- This university is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

  • The university address is Tampa Bay Campus 8560 Ulmerton Rd Largo, FL 33771 USA.


Schiller International University Online

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.

  • Schiller blackboard is the online learning management system to used to deliver the online programs. It provides better interactive programs as on the on-campus learning.

  • 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. 


Schiller International University Tuition

It is providing students with an affordable education.  The tuition cost for each program varies. The average tuition for each degree type is given below.

Degree Type  Average Tuition
Bachelors $ 71,133
Masters $ 31,488

Schiller International University Majors and Programs

The university is offering a wide variety of degrees in different domains both through on campus and online platforms. The majors provided include Business Management and Political Science.

Some of the programs offered are given below.

Bachelor of Science in International Business Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy

Master of Business Administration in International Business

Master of Business Administration

Schiller International University Financial Aid

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. Federal school code of the university is 023141.


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  • 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.


Schiller International University Campus

The university is having the athletics team, various clubs, library, and food courts available on the campus for the students to indulge in and explore their interests.

The campus is well maintained as the university considers that the campus life affects the academic result of a student. There are several activities held in each of the campuses to make the students more energetic and engaging.

Schiller International University Library- The library contains about 2,500 subject related books and reference resources and some of the world’s best books for use on campus are available here.  Library World OPAC - Online Pupil Access Catalog called 'Library World' is provided by the university to discover and access the on-campus resources. There are experienced staffs to assist the students with accessing the library and other resources.

Schiller International University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private For-Profit
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For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

Largo, Florida

FAFSA/Federal School Code

023141
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What is FAFSA school code?
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Institutional Accreditation

ACICS
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Student Portal , eLibrary , Financial Aid, Veterans Friendly , Military Friendly, Yellow Ribbon Program

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

Schiller International University Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 10: 1
Total Population 194
Gender Division Male: 64 % Female: 36 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 9 %

The College Monk

Female: 16 %

Total Graduation Rate: 13 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

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

Schiller International University Majors and Online Programs

Schiller International University Admissions and Application Requirement

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $20
Graduate Application Fee $20

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


Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree programs

Schiller International University offers a bachelor of science and bachelor of arts degrees which are designed to give students a firm foundation in both the practical and theoretical aspects of globalized careers in the 21st century. A wide range of subjects which are tailored according to the interests and professional needs of the students.

Enrollment for undergraduate degree programs at Schiller International University

The following must be included in the application for admissions at Schiller International University

  • Students seeking admission should pay a non-refundable application fee of US $20
  • Students should be having a high school diploma or an official high school transcript indicating the date of graduating. US citizens/legal resident students should submit an official GED transcript
  • Students educated outside of the United States should submit a proof of completion of secondary education
  • Students who are not native English speakers or did not complete their secondary education exclusively in the English language should submit a proof of English proficiency
  • Students should sign the agreement of enrollment

Enrollment for graduate degree programs at Schiller International University

The following must be included in the application for admissions

  • Students should pay a non-refundable fee of $20 towards Schiller International University
  • Students should provide official transcripts from the institution that awarded an undergraduate degree or its equivalent
  • Students should submit a signed high school attestation
  • Students who are not native English speakers and did not complete their post-secondary education exclusively in the English language should submit a proof of their English proficiency
  • Students should submit a signed agreement of enrolment
  • Students should provide a copy of the official ID or passport
  • Students should review the currency exchange rates information from the campus admissions representatives as the fees and tuition may vary accordingly

Application policies applicable to all the students at Schiller International University

The admission requirements are same for both online and on-campus programs. Students should follow certain regulations provided by the Schiller International University.


Technology requirements for online programs

To ensure the online courses run properly on the computer of the students, the technology requirements should be met. Since other many factors such as local internet services, low bandwidth etc. can impact the performance of the blackboard, the Schiller International University offers no guarantee that personally owned hardware or software will operate flawlessly.

Hardware Specifications

Students having a personal computer should be having the following hardware requirements

  • 2 GB DDR RAM or greater
  • Hardwired cable/FIOS digital connectivity- 1.5 Mbps down and 1.5 Mbps up
  • Sound card and speakers
  • A processor (CPU) with 1.8 GHz (Dual-core or higher preferred)
  • Video resolution of 1024X768 and 32-Bit color
  • Adaptor for 10/100 Ethernet connection (LAN)
  • Wireless or cellular (Schiller International University does not recommend 4G connectivity)
  • 100 GB hard disk drive- 7200rpm or greater

Students having an Apple computer should be having the following hardware requirements

  • 2GB DDR RAM or greater
  • Hard-wired cable /FIOS Digital connectivity- 1.5 Mbps down and 1.5 Mbps up
  • Sound card and speakers
  • A processor (CPU) with 1.8 GHz (Core2 Duo or higher preferred)
  • Video resolution of 1024X 768 and 32-bit color
  • Adapter for 10/100 Ethernet connection (LAN)
  • Wireless or cellular (Schiller International University does not recommend the  students to use 4g connectivity)
  • 100 GB hard disk drive- 7200 RPM or greater with 50% space available

Software Specifications

Students having a personal computer should be having the following software requirements

Operating systems:

  • Windows Vista- 32 bit or 64 bit
  • Windows 7- 32 bit or 64 bit

Note: Windows 8 is not officially compatible. The university suggests the students use it with caution. Tablet or smartphone are not supported to access the programs.

Students having an Apple should be having the following software requirements

Operating systems:

  • OSX10.5 ‘Leopard’
  • OSX10.7 ‘Lion’

Note: Tablet and smartphone are not supported to access the programs.

Students having a personal computer should be having the following additional requirements

Web Browsers:

  • Google Chrome (Stable Channel)
  • Firefox version 21 or later
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or later

Microsoft Office 2007 or higher:

  • MS Word:DOC,DOCX
  • MS PowerPoint: .PPT, PPTX
  • Excel: XLS, XLSX
  • MS Publisher: PUB

Multimedia Files:

  • Photo Files -.JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP
  • Video Files -.AVI,WMV,MPEG,MPG, .WM
  • Files -.WAV,MP3, .WMA
  • Adobe Reader version 9 or later
  • Adobe Flash Player version 11 or later
  • Shockwave Apple QuickTime version 7 or later
  • Windows Media Player
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE)- Latest Update

Students having an Apple computer should be having the following additional requirements

  • Web browser: Firefox version 21 or higher

Microsoft Office 2007 or higher:

  • MS Word:.DOC, DOCX
  • MS PowerPoint: .PPT,.PPTX
  • MS Excel:.XLS,.XLSX
  • MS Publisher:.PUB

Multimedia Files:

  • Photo Files -.JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP
  • Video Files -.AVI,WMV,MPEG, .MPG, WM, MOV (Only if an instructor is on an Apple platform) Audio Files -.WAV, MP3,.WMA
  • Adobe Reader version 9 or later
  • Adobe Flash Player version 11 or later
  • Shockwave Apple QuickTime version 7 or later
  • Windows Media Player
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 6 or later

Schiller International University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $5,261 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $1,093 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
TEACH Grant $6,354 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $6,354 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. Varies
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Stafford Loan $10,673 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student. Varies
Federal PLUS Loans $10,673 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student. Varies
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $10,673 Need of Financial support. U.S. National or Eligible non-resident. Varies

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

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Presidents’ Scholarship $1,770 Undergraduate. CGPA with 3.0. Varies
International Scholarship $960 Undergraduates or graduates. Proof of cultural and social activities. Varies
Nursing Program Scholarship $190 CGPA with 3.0. Enrolled in Core Nursing Courses Varies
Golden Key Honor Society Scholarship $3,200 Original Official Transcripts. An essay. Varies

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

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $4,801 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: https://www.schiller.edu/tampa/, 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 $30,186

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 57% $5,282
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 63% $8,153
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 63% $6,354
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 38% $2,998
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 38% $10,673
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 38% $10,673
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 28,387
Military Aid
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.schiller.edu
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 13 $6,053
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 12 $4,801
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 1 $21,085

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

Schiller International University FAQ

  How long does it take to receive my transcripts?


It takes 7 to 14 business days of processing for students who attended from January 1st, 2008 to present. For students who attended before 2008, it will take 1 to 2 months of processing. The transcripts will be sent through the first class mail.

  Is Schiller International University accredited?


This University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

  How much does Schiller International University charge for online degrees?


The average tuition offered for online bachelors program is around $71,133 and for online Masters degree is around $31,488.

  What are the campus locations of Schiller International University?


It has campuses in Tampa, Heidelberg, Paris, and Madrid.

  What are the financial aids being offered by Schiller International University?


Federal, Institutional, and Military aids are being offered as the financial aid to the eligible students. Its federal school code is 023141.

  Can I use my US Financial Aid at the Madrid campus?


Yes. If you are a citizen of U.S. then you can use your financial aid at the Madrid campus.

  What is the acceptance rate of Schiller International University?


The University has an open admission policy.

  What is Schiller blackboard?


Schiller blackboard is the online learning management system used to deliver the online programs effectively to students. It provides better interactive programs to the students.

  What type of University is Schiller International?


It is a private for-profit type University.

  What is the application fee of Schiller International University?


It charges $20 for both graduate and undergraduate applications.

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