Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

  • 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 Colleges 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 19,510 students (70% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is one of 10 community colleges within Broward County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is City College-Fort Lauderdale (1.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 1,562 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty1,562 staff37 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment19,510 students1,142 students
Student:Teacher Ratio12:138:1
# Full-Time Students13,649 students487 students
# Part-Time Students5,461 students655 students
# Undergraduate Students17,892 students487 students
# Graduate Students1,618 students30 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.690.60
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,500$30,300

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,936 is more than the state average of $15,054. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$20,208$15,054
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%91%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$26,063$11,875
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$6,334
Acceptance Rate49%86%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 
At Keiser University, you will find a warm, friendly community with faculty and staff truly committed to your success.  Our small class sizes, individualized attention, and one-class-at-a-time schedules create a positive learning environment where you can excel.  Whether your goal is to prepare for a new career or to advance with your current employer, Keiser University is designed around your needs. Keiser University Advantage.
  • Associate, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degree programs
  • Day, Evening, and Online Classes
  • Financial Aid to Those Who Qualify
  • Job Placement Assistance Available
  • Military-friendly, scholarships for qualified active duty personnel, veterans, and dependants.  Yellow Ribbon program participant, approved for Veterans training Programs and delivery format, vary by campus. Courses are subject to change.Keiser University's programs and curriculum remain in line with technology and workforce trends, helping you develop the skills and qualifications necessary to succeed in today's job market.  Our career-focused programs make it possible for you to graduate in less time than you may think. Keiser University is a private, not-for-profit university.

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For Broward County, FL private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,423 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Broward County, FL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Broward County, FL is Broward College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.