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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?

4,938 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 68% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average 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.

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#32 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#151 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

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 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Health & Physical Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Public Health Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Recreation Administration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Fire Protection Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Legal Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’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
#2 Best Colleges for Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services College Factual
#10 Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#30 Best Colleges for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting College Factual
#33 Best Healthcare Associate’s Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#66 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#71 Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections College Factual

Where Is Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale?

Location of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

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/

Since Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale?

67% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $12,991 a year. That adds up to $51,964 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,479 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,490 undergraduate students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, with 10,479 being full-time and 7,011 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

There are also 2,077 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,479 full-time undergraduates at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, 32% are male and 68% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 342
Black or African American 1,849
Hispanic or Latino 3,032
White 3,231
International Students 130
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,895

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

8,544 Took All Classes Online
8,710 Took At Least One Class Online
5.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 24 bachelor’s degree and 15 master’s degree programs available online at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. In 2017-2018, 8,710 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 2017-2018.

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 5.4%. This is the #1,640 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
Allied Health Professions 2%
Business Administration & Management 1%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 36%
Computer Engineering 31%
Computer Systems Networking 32%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2%
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 25%
Education 13%
Educational Administration 27%
Engineering 31%
Fire Protection 36%
General Psychology 9%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 9%
Health Professions 6%
Homeland Security 19%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 5%
Instructional Media Design 12%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1%
Liberal Arts General Studies 1%
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 32%
Nursing 18%
Psychology 12%
Recreation Administration 59%

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
Non-Professional General Legal Studies #7
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing #7
Interdisciplinary Studies #13
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services #18
International Business #24
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #31
Political Science & Government #35
Computer Systems Networking #40
Health Sciences & Services #45
Homeland Security #47
Legal Support Services #52
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #53
Management Information Systems #54
Public Health #70
Legal Professions #78
Marketing #92
Instructional Media Design #96
Curriculum & Instruction #97
General Psychology #109
Computer Information Systems #123
Social Sciences #145
Psychology #151
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #151
Accounting #190
Educational Administration #191
Health & Medical Administrative Services #239
Computer & Information Sciences #279
Criminal Justice & Corrections #290
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #329
Nursing #356
Liberal Arts General Studies #362
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #362
Education #464

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
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 1,032 0 0 0 0 1,032
Nursing 580 162 0 147 4 893
Allied Health Professions 495 22 0 37 0 554
Business Administration & Management 13 264 42 189 14 522
Criminal Justice & Corrections 150 167 0 29 0 346
Health & Medical Administrative Services 313 5 0 0 1 319
Public Health 114 85 0 0 0 199
General Psychology 0 145 0 34 6 185
Computer Information Systems 171 10 0 0 0 181
Liberal Arts General Studies 178 0 0 0 0 178
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 171 0 0 0 171
Health & Physical Education 54 91 0 0 0 145
Accounting 54 51 0 11 0 116
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 72 0 15 0 87
Legal Support Services 76 0 0 0 0 76
Health Sciences & Services 0 64 0 0 0 64
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 57 0 0 0 0 57
Culinary Arts 49 0 0 0 0 49
Design & Applied Arts 44 0 0 0 0 44
General Biology 0 37 0 0 0 37
Educational Administration 0 0 7 14 16 37
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 37 0 37
Recreation Administration 36 1 0 0 0 37
Homeland Security 18 18 0 0 0 36
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 34 0 0 0 34
Computer Engineering 0 26 0 0 0 26
Computer Systems Networking 0 25 0 0 0 25
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 14 8 22
Hospitality Management 10 1 0 0 0 11
Fire Protection 11 0 0 0 0 11
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 1 7 0 8
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 8 8
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 6 0 0 0 6
Political Science & Government 0 6 0 0 0 6
Management Information Systems 0 5 0 0 0 5
Public Relations & Advertising 0 5 0 0 0 5
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 5 0 0 0 0 5
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 4 0 4
International Business 0 3 0 0 0 3
Marketing 0 2 0 0 0 2
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chiropractic 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 3,460 1,478 50 538 57 5,583

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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