Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,048
6% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$35,346
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.77%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
96.5%
3,742 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
19,020
59.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.9%
139 Graduates

About

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is a higher education institution located in Broward County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Registered Nursing (529 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (436 degrees), and Medical Assistant (368 degrees).

In 2022, 5,706 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. 72% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,817 degrees), 1.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1,761 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $22,048, which is $−1,948 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $22,048, which is $−1,948 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,346.

In 2022, 72% of undergraduate students attending Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$22,048
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was $22,048. The cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $−1,948 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$35,346
2022 Value
10.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,346. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale grew by 10.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,227
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was of $14,227 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.46% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 12.2% with respect to 2021, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.77%
2019 Default Rate
284
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 2.77%, which represents 284 out of the 10270 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received 3,742 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 9.17% annual growth. Out of those 3,742 applicants, 3,612 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.5% acceptance rate.

There were 19,020 students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in 2022.

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an overall enrollment yield of 50.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,612
Accepted Out of 3,742

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 96.5% (3,612 admissions from 3,742 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 96.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 9.17%, while admissions declined by −8.74%..

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Enrollment

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a total enrollment of 19,020 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 11,360 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,660. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.5% Hispanic or Latino, 23.8% White, 17.5% Black or African American, 1.92% Asian, 0.92% Two or More Races, 0.563% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21.7%), followed by White Female (17.5%) and Black or African American Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (18.7%), followed by White Female (12.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,020 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 11,360 and the part-time enrollment is 7,660. This means that 59.7% of students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,792 enrolled students
  2. White
    4,527 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    3,320 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 30.5% Hispanic or Latino, 23.8% White, 17.5% Black or African American, 1.92% Asian, 0.92% Two or More Races, 0.563% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.216% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4,105 students (21.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,506 more women than men received degrees from Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is hispanic or latino (1,817 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1761 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is Registered Nursing (529 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (436 degrees) and Medical Assistant (368 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (3,418 degrees awarded), Protective Services (301 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (150 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Registered nurses (1,447,365 people), Medical & health services managers (174,956 people), Other managers (169,122 people), Physicians (152,654 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (146,483 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in 2022 are Health (3,418 degrees awarded), Protective Services (301 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (150 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (190 degrees), and Legal (93 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Nurse anesthetists, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,418 degrees awarded), Protective Services (301 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (150 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (190 degrees), and Legal (93 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,649,774 people), Elementary & secondary schools (443,287 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (370,071 people), Outpatient care centers (308,649 people), and Offices of physicians (242,165 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,418 degrees awarded), Protective Services (301 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (150 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (190 degrees), and Legal (93 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 529 degrees awarded
  2. 436 degrees awarded
  3. 368 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was Registered Nursing with 529 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from associates degree programs at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,600
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,106
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,600 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 0.39 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,106).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 243 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.771 times less than the 315 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 890 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in Registered Nursing, which is 5.36 times more than the 166 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
70%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 65% of students graduating from Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.16% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,817 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,761 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    852 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is hispanic or latino (1,817 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1761 degrees).

16.4% of degree recipients (933 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,294 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,291 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    623 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is hispanic or latino female (1,294 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1291 degrees).

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Operations

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale employs 1,254 Instructors. Most academics at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Female Instructor (817), and Male Instructor (437).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 906 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 308 employees, and Management with 237 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$184M
2022 Salaries
8.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a median of $184M in salaries, a 8.4% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$89.4M
Instructional Salaries
1,254
Number of Employees

In 2022, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a total of $89.4M to 1,254 employees working as instructors, which represents 48.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1,254 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
906 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was Instructor with 1,254 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Office and Administrative Support with 906 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 308 employees, and Management with 237 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was Female Instructor with 817 employees, and Male Instructor with 437 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale.

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