Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
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Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale is one of the sixty-six private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Florida. The campus is located in an urban area, in Fort Lauderdale.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 18,335 students attend the school. Every year 59% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $18,224, and fees were $1,000. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,224 and $1,000 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students18,335
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate90%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 77 373
Bachelor's degree 7 72
Master's degree 4 26
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 35
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.7%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1991 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/16/2011 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2013 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
07/01/2011 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/2006 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/31/2006 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $55
Graduates $55

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$759/credit
In State Students$759/credit
Out of State Students$759/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$946/credit
In State Students$946/credit
Out of State Students$946/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $34,155 $34,155 $34,155
ADN 70 $53,130 $53,130 $53,130
BSN 125 $94,875 $94,875 $94,875
FNP 50 $47,300 $47,300 $47,300
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 67% $4,209
Other Federal Grant 34% $173
State Grant & Scholarships 38% $2,284
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 64% $3,394
Federal Student Loans 72% $10,496
Private Loans 18% $7,946

$26,730

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$28,809
$30,001 to $48,000$29,097
$48,001 to $75,000$30,854
$75,001 to $110,000$32,056
Over $110,000$32,111

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Student Population

16,760

Undergrads

1,575

Graduates

12,776

Women

5,559

Men

62%

Full-time

38%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
35%
Hispanic
32%
Black/African American
22%
Two or more races
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Asian
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
1500 NW 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
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