Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,488

4.19% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$26,328

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

11.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

19,688

62.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

72.1%

106 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 (156 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (130 degrees).

In 2016, 4,969 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. 67.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,118 degrees), 1.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1438 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $17,488, which is $-2,672 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $17,488, which is $-2,672 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,328.

In 2016, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 74% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,488

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was $17,488. The cost of tuition at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is $-2,672 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$26,328

2016 Value

3.17%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,328. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale grew by 3.17%.

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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

$8,352

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was of $8,352 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board decreased by 20.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 14.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, 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.

11.2%

2015 Default Rate

1173

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was 11.2%, which represents 1173 out of the 10442 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 N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 19,688 students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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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 N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has a total enrollment of 19,688 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,276 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,412. This means that 62.4% 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 36.6% White, 31.3% Hispanic or Latino, 21.6% Black or African American, 3.15% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 0.792% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.33% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.5%) and Black or African American Female (14.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (20.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,688 students. The full-time enrollment at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 12,276 and the part-time enrollment is 7,412. This means that 62.4% of students enrolled at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%

2016 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 92%. 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

    7,203

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6,165

  3. Black or African American

    4,258

The enrolled student population at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is 36.6% White, 31.3% Hispanic or Latino, 21.6% Black or African American, 3.15% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 0.792% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.33% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 557 students (2.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1761 more women than men received degrees from Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale. The majority of degree recipients at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are white (2,118 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1438 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 (156 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (130 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 Protective Services (458 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (201 degrees), and Health (2,783 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 (1,281,834 people), Miscellaneous managers (168,027 people), Physicians & surgeons (156,298 people), Medical & health services managers (155,009 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (144,486 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Protective Services (458 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (201 degrees), Health (2,783 degrees), Legal (124 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (156 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, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Dentists, and Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Protective Services (458 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (201 degrees), Health (2,783 degrees), Legal (124 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (156 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Hospitals (1,553,971 people), Elementary & secondary schools (371,931 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (360,804 people), Outpatient care centers (247,212 people), and Offices of physicians (195,729 people).

The most specialized majors at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are Protective Services (458 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (201 degrees), Health (2,783 degrees), Legal (124 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (156 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.

In 2016, 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

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,604

  2. 3,365

In 2016, 1,604 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 0.477 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,365).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 196 degrees were awarded to men at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.817 times less than the 240 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 522 degrees were awarded to women at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale in Medical Assistant, which is 14.9 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 0% 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, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (87.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is Female and White (87.9% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.83% 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

    2,118 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,438 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    923 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white (2,118 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1438 degrees).

1.69% of degree recipients (84 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,454 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    928 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    664 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is white female (1,454 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (928 degrees).

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Operations

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.32M (N/A%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a total expenditure of $327M. Of that $327M, they spent $131M on salaries and $327M on benefits.

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale are: Office and Administrative Support, with 848 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 333 employees, and Management with 246 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as 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. $64k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $64k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$131M

Salary Expenditure

$327M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale had a total expenditure of $327M. Of that $327M, they spent $131M on salaries and $327M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$131M

2015 Salaries

7.14%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a median of $131M in salaries, which represents 40.1% of their overall expenditure ($327M) and a 7.14% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.21% growth from 2013 and a 11.2% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$66.3M

Instructional Salaries

1,089

Number of Employees

In 2015, Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale paid a total of $66.3M to 1,089 employees working as instructors, which represents 50.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

848 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale were Office and Administrative Support with 848 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 333 employees; and Management with 246 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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  3. N/A

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