Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,224

4.21% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$26,730

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.44%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

20,205

61.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.7%

99 Graduates

About

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is a higher education institution located in Broward County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were General Business Administration & Management (245 degrees awarded), General Interdisciplinary Studies (132 degrees), and General Psychology (96 degrees).

In 2017, 4,678 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. 69.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,923 degrees), 1.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1309 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $18,224, which is $-2,509 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $18,224, which is $-2,509 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,730.

In 2017, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,224

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was $18,224. The cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $-2,509 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$26,730

2017 Value

1.53%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,730. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale grew by 1.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,544

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was of $8,544 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 66.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

69%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 9.68% with respect to 2016, when 93% 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.

6.44%

2016 Default Rate

670

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 6.44%, which represents 670 out of the 10397 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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Enrollment

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has a total enrollment of 20,205 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,389 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,816. This means that 61.3% 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 41% White, 24.9% Hispanic or Latino, 23.9% Black or African American, 3.68% Two or More Races, 2.42% Asian, 1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.436% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.3%) and Black or African American Female (15.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (20.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 20,205 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,389 and the part-time enrollment is 7,816. This means that 61.3% of students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2017 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 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,281

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5,040

  3. Black or African American

    4,831

The enrolled student population at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 41% White, 24.9% Hispanic or Latino, 23.9% Black or African American, 3.68% Two or More Races, 2.42% Asian, 1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.436% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 170 students (0.841%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1852 more women than men received degrees from Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. The majority of degree recipients at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are white (1,923 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1309 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is General Business Administration & Management (245 degrees awarded), followed by General Interdisciplinary Studies (132 degrees) and General Psychology (96 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 (2,752 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (195 degrees), and Protective Services (358 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,339,773 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (168,585 people), Medical & health services managers (155,664 people), Physicians (142,995 people), and Other managers (141,407 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (2,752 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (195 degrees), Protective Services (358 degrees), Legal (105 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (132 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 Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (2,752 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (195 degrees), Protective Services (358 degrees), Legal (105 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (132 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 (1,557,887 people), Elementary & secondary schools (415,516 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (343,749 people), Outpatient care centers (254,211 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (223,598 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (2,752 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (195 degrees), Protective Services (358 degrees), Legal (105 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (132 degrees).

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Degrees

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. 245 degrees awarded

  2. 132 degrees awarded

  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was General Business Administration & Management with 245 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,413

  2. 3,265

In 2017, 1,413 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 0.433 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,265).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 186 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.93 times less than the 200 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 445 degrees were awarded to women at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in Registered Nursing, which is 5.3 times more than the 84 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%

100% Completion Time

59%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 57% 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, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate 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 (68.1%).

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, 1.01% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,923 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,309 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    944 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white (1,923 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1309 degrees).

1.71% of degree recipients (80 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,389 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    880 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    686 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white female (1,389 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (880 degrees).

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Operations

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an endowment valued at nearly $2k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.88M (144k%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a total salary expenditure of $359M. Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale employs 1,130 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Female Instructors (684), Male Instructors(446), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 842 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 262 employees, and Management with 213 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2k

2017 Endowment

98.9%

decline from 2016

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an endowment valued at about $2k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale declined 98.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $473k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $473k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$143M

2017 Salaries

3.89%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a median of $143M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($359M) and a 3.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.46% growth from 2015 and a 7.14% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$70.7M

Instructional Salaries

1,130

Number of Employees

In 2017, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a total of $70.7M to 1,130 employees working as instructors, which represents 49.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

1130 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

842 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Instructor with 1,130 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Office and Administrative Support with 842 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 262 employees; and Management with 213 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was Female Instructor with 684 employees, Male Instructor with 446 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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