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Keiser University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

1500 Northwest 49th Street

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

https://www.keiseruniversity.edu/

Admission Office

2600 North Military Trail

West Palm Beach, FL 33309

(954) 776-4456

Admissions@keiseruniversity.edu

Contact : Teri Del Vecchio

Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management and Admissions

Type of School

Large

Private

college of health sciences

career college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 7004

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 61.0%

Total undergraduates : 17,490

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 6,260

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 89.0%

Average financial aid package : $6,815.00

In-State Tuition : $33,120.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $33,120.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 61.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 75.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 28.0%
Health Professions : 23.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 12.0%
Security and Protective Services : 12.0%
Psychology : 9.0%
Parks And Recreation : 7.0%

Associates
Health Professions : 74.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 6.0%
Liberal Arts : 5.0%
Security and Protective Services : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A B M
Business Administration and Management, General B D M
Management Information Systems, General B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A
Information Technology A B

Education
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D M

Engineering
Computer Engineering, General B

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Biomedical Technology/Technician A
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician A
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator A B
Health Services Administration A B
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General A
Health/Health Care Administration/Management B
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist A
Medical/Clinical Assistant A
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist A
Occupational Therapist Assistant A
Physical Therapy Assistant A
Physician Assistant M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A B M
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A
Legal Studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology A

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General A B

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A B M
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism B
Forensic Science and Technology A B
Homeland Security A B

Visual & Performing Arts
Game and Interactive Media Design A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study

Internships

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Large

Geographic Location : 35 miles from Miami.

Small City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 17,490

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 6,260

Degree-seeking undergrads : 17,208

Graduate enrollment : 2,077

Student General Information

All students average age : 28

Part Time students : 39.0%

Percentage of males : 29.0%

Percentage of females : 71.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 19.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 29.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 15.0%

White : 30.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Seahawks

Sport Member : NAIA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Placement services for graduates

Financial aid counseling

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $55.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 3,453

Admitted : 2,924

Enrolled : 1,790

Less selective 85.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Interview

Standardized Test Scores

Considered

Level of Applicant's Interest

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

910 SAT, 17 ACT, or score of 50 on ASVAB or successful passing score on the University Entrance Exam.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 100.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 88.0%

% Judged to have need : 100.0%

% that were offered aid : 100.0%

% that had need fully met : 100.0%

% of need met : 89.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $6,815.00

Avg non need-based aid : $3,224.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $6,815.00

Avg need-based loan : $11,366.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Frederick Pfeffer

Financial aid office phone : (954) 776-4476

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Need-based financial aid determined by

Athletics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$33,120.00

$33,120.00

$33,120.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$33,120.00

$33,120.00

$33,120.00

Room only:

--

$12,614.00

--

Books and supplies:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

--

--

Transportation expenses:

--

--

--

Estimated Total In-state:

$35,120.00

$47,734.00

$35,120.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$35,120.00

$47,734.00

$35,120.00

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For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $55.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $33,120.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $12,614.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students