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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?

10,275 Full-Time Undergraduates
$30,767 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree 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.

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Rankings

College Factual ranked Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale as #818 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #29 out of 62 schools in Florida.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 271
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 340
Best Colleges for Diversity 609
Best Colleges 818

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
The overall average net price of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is $30,767. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$30,118 $30,128 $32,765 $34,483 $34,917

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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

10,275 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 16,760 undergraduate students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, with 10,275 being full-time and 6,485 being part-time.

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

There are also 1,575 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,275 full-time undergraduates at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, 33% are male and 67% 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 232
Black or African American 2,112
Hispanic or Latino 3,518
White 3,603
International Students 146
Other Races/Ethnicities 664

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 Majors

In 2017-2018, Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale awarded 9,876 undergraduate degrees and 1,190 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 54 51 11 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 1,032 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 495 22 37 0
Business Administration & Management 13 264 189 14
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 14 8
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 57 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 26 0 0
Computer Information Systems 171 10 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 25 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 150 167 29 0
Culinary Arts 49 0 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 7 0
Design & Applied Arts 44 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 72 15 0
Educational Administration 0 0 14 16
Fire Protection 11 0 0 0
General Biology 0 37 0 0
General Psychology 0 145 34 6
Health & Medical Administrative Services 313 5 0 1
Health & Physical Education 54 91 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 64 0 0
Homeland Security 18 18 0 0
Hospitality Management 10 1 0 0
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 8
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 171 0 0
International Business 0 3 0 0
Legal Support Services 76 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 178 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 5 0 0
Marketing 0 2 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 4 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 34 0 0
Nursing 580 162 147 4
Political Science & Government 0 6 0 0
Public Health 114 85 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 5 0 0
Recreation Administration 36 1 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 37 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 5 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 6 0 0
Total 6,920 2,956 1,076 114

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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