Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,808
4.21% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$30,437
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.6%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
19,567
61.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
56.3%
125 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 (264 degrees awarded), General Interdisciplinary Studies (171 degrees), and Registered Nursing (162 degrees).

In 2019, 5,583 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. 70.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,164 degrees), 1.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1752 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $19,808, which is $−2,218 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $19,808, which is $−2,218 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,437.

In 2019, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$19,808
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was $19,808. The cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $−2,218 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$30,437
2019 Value
10.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,437. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,252
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was of $10,252 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.22% with respect to 2018, 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.
10.6%
2017 Default Rate
1054
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 10.6%, which represents 1054 out of the 9953 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 19,567 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,084 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,483. This means that 61.8% 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 29.7% White, 29.2% Hispanic or Latino, 18.7% Black or African American, 2.95% Asian, 2.06% Two or More Races, 0.741% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.307% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20.2%) and Black or African American Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (19.8%), followed by White Female (18.4%) and Black or African American Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,567 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,084 and the part-time enrollment is 7,483. This means that 61.8% of students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2019 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    5,817
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,715
  3. Black or African American
    3,660

The enrolled student population at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 29.7% White, 29.2% Hispanic or Latino, 18.7% Black or African American, 2.95% Asian, 2.06% Two or More Races, 0.741% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.307% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 2,983 students (15.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 2325 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 (2,164 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1752 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is General Business Administration & Management (264 degrees awarded), followed by General Interdisciplinary Studies (171 degrees) and Registered Nursing (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 (3,251 degrees awarded), Protective Services (393 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (182 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 (1,422,285 people), Medical & health services managers (164,349 people), Other managers (163,439 people), Police officers (147,794 people), and Pharmacists (144,450 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,251 degrees awarded), Protective Services (393 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (182 degrees), Legal (110 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (171 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, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,251 degrees awarded), Protective Services (393 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (182 degrees), Legal (110 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (171 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 (1,599,904 people), Elementary & secondary schools (397,299 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (383,854 people), Outpatient care centers (287,039 people), and Offices of physicians (255,198 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Health (3,251 degrees awarded), Protective Services (393 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (182 degrees), Legal (110 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (171 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. 264 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 171 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 162 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was General Business Administration & Management with 264 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,629
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
3,954
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,629 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 0.412 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,954).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 230 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.788 times less than the 292 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 626 degrees were awarded to women at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in Registered Nursing, which is 5.4 times more than the 116 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 44% 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, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.4% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,164 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,752 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,051 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white (2,164 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1752 degrees).

3.47% of degree recipients (194 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,551 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,209 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    769 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white female (1,551 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (1,209 degrees).

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Operations

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.41M (InfinityM%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a total salary expenditure of $377M. Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale employs 1,253 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Female Instructors (786), Male Instructors(467), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 856 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 324 employees, and Management with 215 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $38.5M 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. $429k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $429k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$153M
2019 Salaries
1.89%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a median of $153M in salaries, which represents 40.6% of their overall expenditure ($377M) and a 1.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.68% growth from 2017 and a 3.89% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$83.5M
Instructional Salaries
1,253
Number of Employees

In 2019, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a total of $83.5M to 1,253 employees working as instructors, which represents 54.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
1253 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
856 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Instructor with 1,253 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Office and Administrative Support with 856 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 324 employees; and Management with 215 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was Female Instructor with 786 employees, Male Instructor with 467 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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