Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

Tel: (954)776-4476
17,175 students
Private not-for-profit
Keiser University is a regionally accredited, private, four-year career college offering bachelor and associate degrees. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with additional campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. The College’s degrees are offered both campus based and through web based distance learning. Keiser University prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality and education. All degree programs provide students with a general education foundation for career-focused professional skills.
School Highlights:
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale serves 17,175 students (63% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is one of 12 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
The nearest community college is City College-Fort Lauderdale (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 17,175 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,175 students
1,303 students
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
10,775 students
836 students
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,400 students
1,046 students
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale sch enrollment Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 16,500 students 1,283 students
# Graduate Students 675 students 42 students
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale sch graduate Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Black (2006-2012)
% White
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale More (2007-2012)
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale sch ethnicity Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.64 0.45
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,664 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,664 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,664 $5,940
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,664 $10,072
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 96%
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Keiser family founded the university in 1977 when they recognized a need in the community for quality career education with a hands-on orientation. This philosophy combined with solid academics, provides Keiser University graduates with a competitive edge when entering the workforce. Keiser University has fourteen campus locations in beautiful Florida with the main campus in Fort Lauderdale. The remaining locations are in Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Sarasota, Orlando, Tallahassee, Lakeland, Miami, Jacksonville, Pembroke Pines, Port St. Lucie, Tampa, Fort Myers, and West Palm Beach. Keiser University's unique class scheduling allows students to complete an Associate Degree in 18-24 months (depending on the program) and the Bachelor Degree in as little as 41 months. Students take one course at a time for four to five hours a day, which enhances opportunities for practical hands on learning and helps with retention of information. Keiser University is located in Uptown Fort Lauderdale, which is the center of Broward County's hi-tech corridor. The University is approximately one mile west of I-95 and approximately three miles from Ft. Lauderdale's famous beaches. The University building was redesigned to meet the specific needs of Keiser University's programs. The University building encompasses over 104,000 square feet of air-conditioned and well-lit laboratories, classrooms, and offices. The University has a library, bookstore, student lounge, and computer center for student use. Keiser University provides ample free parking and is on a major bus line for all students' convenience. All equipment used at Keiser University is compatible with industry standards and effectively meets the program objectives of the students.

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