Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,808
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$31,371
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.14%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
97.2%
4,678 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
20,330
62.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
74.3%
619 Graduates

About

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is a higher education institution located in Broward County, FL. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Registered Nursing (300 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (214 degrees), and General Interdisciplinary Studies (162 degrees).

In 2020, 5,302 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. 70.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,982 degrees), 1.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1599 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $19,808, which is $−2,722 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $19,808, which is $−2,722 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,371.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,808
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was $19,808. The cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $−2,722 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$31,371
2020 Value
3.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,371. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale grew by 3.07%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,620
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was of $13,620 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 32.9% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 83% 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.
9.14%
2018 Default Rate
959
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 9.14%, which represents 959 out of the 10496 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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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received 4,678 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a InfinityM% annual growth. Out of those 4,678 applicants, 4,547 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 97.2% acceptance rate.

There were 20,330 students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an overall enrollment yield of 50.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

97.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
4,547
Accepted Out of 4,678

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 97.2% (4,547 admissions from 4,678 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of false, which was N/A%. Between false and 2020, the number of applicants grew by InfinityM%, while admissions grew by InfinityM%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has a total enrollment of 20,330 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,634 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,696. This means that 62.1% 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 29.5% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 18.8% Black or African American, 1.82% Asian, 1.48% Two or More Races, 0.733% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.241% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.7%) and Black or African American Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.5%), followed by White Female (17.5%) and Black or African American Female (12.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,330 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,634 and the part-time enrollment is 7,696. This means that 62.1% of students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2020 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 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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
  1. White
    6,007
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,804
  3. Black or African American
    3,812

The enrolled student population at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 29.5% White, 28.5% Hispanic or Latino, 18.8% Black or African American, 1.82% Asian, 1.48% Two or More Races, 0.733% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.241% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% 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, 3,686 students (18.1%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 2186 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 white (1,982 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1599 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is Registered Nursing (300 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (214 degrees) and General Interdisciplinary Studies (162 degrees).

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 (3,218 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (163 degrees), and Protective Services (217 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 (1,341,134 people), Medical & health services managers (164,655 people), Physicians (147,053 people), Other managers (146,068 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (143,197 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,218 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (163 degrees), Protective Services (217 degrees), Legal (98 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (162 degrees).

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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 Physicians, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,218 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (163 degrees), Protective Services (217 degrees), Legal (98 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (162 degrees).

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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 (1,570,766 people), Elementary & secondary schools (398,389 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (351,198 people), Outpatient care centers (262,328 people), and Offices of physicians (217,835 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,218 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (163 degrees), Protective Services (217 degrees), Legal (98 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (162 degrees).

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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
  1. 300 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 214 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 162 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was Registered Nursing with 300 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,558
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,744
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,558 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 0.416 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,744).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 203 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.898 times less than the 226 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 835 degrees were awarded to women at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in Registered Nursing, which is 6.19 times more than the 135 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 52% 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, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.42% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,982 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,599 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    950 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white (1,982 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1599 degrees).

6.6% of degree recipients (350 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,440 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,102 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    689 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white female (1,440 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (1,102 degrees).

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Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.14M (NaNM%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a total salary expenditure of $412M. Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale employs 1,247 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Female Instructors (794), Male Instructors(453), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 865 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 326 employees, and Management with 204 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $392k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $392k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$164M
2020 Salaries
7.26%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a median of $164M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($412M) and a 7.26% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.89% growth from 2018 and a 4.68% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$84.2M
Instructional Salaries
1,247
Number of Employees

In 2020, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a total of $84.2M to 1,247 employees working as instructors, which represents 51.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1247 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
865 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Instructor with 1,247 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Office and Administrative Support with 865 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 326 employees; and Management with 204 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was Female Instructor with 794 employees, and Male Instructor with 453 employees.

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

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