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Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Overview

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The location of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Known For?

4,659 Undergraduate Awards
97% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 68% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale student 4.0 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#19 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Most Popular Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Schools College Factual
#3 Best Medical/Clinical Assistant Schools College Factual
#8 Best Physical Therapy Assistant Schools College Factual
#14 Best Legal Support Services Schools College Factual
#18 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools College Factual
#32 Best Personal & Culinary Services Schools College Factual

Where Is Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale?

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Contact details for Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1500 Nw 49Th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone: 954-776-4476
Website: www.keiseruniversity.edu/

How Do I Get Into Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale?

You can apply to Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale online at: enroll.keiseruniversity.edu/

Admission Requirements for Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Submission Required?
High School GPA considered but not required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript considered but not required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale?

97% Acceptance Rate
75% Of Accepted Are Women
Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has the high acceptance rate of 97%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 25% of accepted students are men and 75% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 98%, and the acceptance rate for women is 97%.

Can I Afford Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale?

72% Take Out Loans
10.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $13,574 a year. That adds up to $54,296 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is 10.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,947 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,146 undergraduate students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, with 10,947 being full-time and 7,199 being part-time.

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There are also 2,184 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,947 full-time undergraduates at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, 29% are male and 71% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 208
Black or African American 1,831
Hispanic or Latino 3,079
White 3,363
International Students 102
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,364

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 55 countries are represented at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Venezuela, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

9,209 Took All Classes Online
9,752 Took At Least One Class Online
2.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 8 master’s degree programs available online at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. In 2019-2020, 9,752 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale was $17,664 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing #4 #1
Non-Professional General Legal Studies #7 #7
Computer Engineering #9 #9
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services #10 #4
General Psychology #11 #1
Recreation Administration #12 #12
Interdisciplinary Studies #25 #16
Engineering #28 #13
Homeland Security #35 #35
Visual & Performing Arts #43 #37
Computer Systems Networking #48 #45
Public Health #52 #28
Mental & Social Health Services #55 #46
Political Science & Government #59 #28
Legal Professions #61 #55
Health Sciences & Services #62 #34
Management Information Systems #64 #34
Health & Physical Education #65 #48

Online Growth Rankings of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale was 2.4%. This is the #1,620 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Curriculum & Instruction 43%
Fire Protection 15%
Mental & Social Health Services 33%
Nursing 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services #70
Fire Protection #80
Student Counseling #127
Mental & Social Health Services #167
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #176
Public Health #239
Instructional Media Design #253
Curriculum & Instruction #269
General Psychology #297
Psychology #443

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 670 300 0 75 9 1,054
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 849 0 0 0 0 849
Allied Health Professions 551 54 0 35 0 640
Business Administration & Management 18 214 50 141 6 429
Health & Medical Administrative Services 273 0 0 0 1 274
Liberal Arts General Studies 203 0 0 0 0 203
Criminal Justice & Corrections 65 87 0 24 0 176
Computer Information Systems 164 11 0 0 0 175
General Psychology 0 139 0 21 6 166
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 162 0 0 0 162
Public Health 90 66 0 0 0 156
Health & Physical Education 42 62 0 0 0 104
Accounting 36 48 0 15 0 99
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 58 0 16 0 74
Health Sciences & Services 0 68 0 0 0 68
Culinary Arts 68 0 0 0 0 68
Legal Support Services 65 0 0 0 0 65
Recreation Administration 54 5 0 0 0 59
General Biology 0 43 0 0 0 43
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 43 0 43
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 33 0 0 0 33
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 30 1 0 0 0 31
Educational Administration 0 0 2 15 11 28
Homeland Security 12 16 0 0 0 28
Design & Applied Arts 22 2 0 0 0 24
Computer Systems Networking 0 22 0 0 0 22
Computer Engineering 0 21 0 0 0 21
Chiropractic 0 0 0 0 18 18
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 14 4 18
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 4 8 2 14
Fire Protection 13 0 0 0 0 13
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 3 5 8
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 6 0 6
Public Relations & Advertising 0 5 0 0 0 5
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 5 0 0 0 0 5
Hospitality Management 4 0 0 0 0 4
Management Information Systems 0 4 0 0 0 4
Political Science & Government 0 4 0 0 0 4
Information Technology 0 0 0 2 0 2
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 0 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 3,234 1,425 56 418 62 5,195

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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