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Since I Live Out of State, Can I Get Financial Aid or Other Help With Tuition?

Posted on April 24, 2014

By: Dane’ Booth

How can I pay for college?  This is the top question in the minds of soon-to-be college students.   For those who choose to attend college out of state, this question can actually cause anxiety.  That is why it is important to know that many private colleges do not charge out of state tuition, because they are not subsidized by the state.  Keiser University, for instance, is a private, non-profit university which does not charge out of state tuition, so students from all over the country (and the globe) find this a great option to train for a new career or complete a degree they already started.  At universities like Keiser, financial aid is usually available for those who qualify.  It’s even more encouraging to know that additional institutional scholarships and funding offered by colleges like Keiser make private education affordable.

Deciding how to fund tuition can be stressful without practical and hands-on guidance.  It is of utmost importance that students know about the options available to them in paying for college, but that is certainly not the first question that arises when making a decision about education.  In fact, selection of a major and the right university which align with one’s long term goals should be established before cost is even considered.  The best way to be certain about these factors is to visit a college and meet face-to-face with an admissions counselor.  At Keiser University, admissions counselors will spend the necessary time providing all the guidance students need to take care of “first things first!”

Dane’ Boothe is the director of admissions at Kesier University 

The Design program at Keiser University was filled with real world learning and hands on instruction… Based on the portfolio I created while a student at Keiser University, I landed a job in Graphic Design for a major online retailer immediately after graduation.

Ty Fitzgerald

The year and a half I spent in the program better prepared me for attaining a job in the field…As a hands-on learner, the project-centered teaching was perfect for me.

Jackson Tejada

Keiser University has given me the opportunity to embrace a career change… It has opened the door for a timely graduation and quick return to the work force…

Dale Caverly

Without the education I received at Keiser University, I would not be where I am today!

Meisha Ebanks, R.N.

I not only received an excellent education but also encouragement and training that built my self-confidence every day.

Nidia Barrios

I realize the amount of knowledge I gained and feel that the educational experiences have developed me in to a person who can move higher up the career ladder.

Carlos Ramirez Flores

Keiser University’s MBA program has renewed my mind, changed the way I think, and given me a new sense of purpose.  The professors transformed my attitude and behavior, gave me the self-confidence I was lacking, and restored my energy.

Connie Sue Centrella

It has been great attending and graduating from Keiser University.  Because of the small class sizes, I was able to build good relationships with classmates and professors.  The PA professors care very much about the progress and success of the students and have been great advisors every step of the way through the program.

Annelise Merriner, PA-C

Attending Keiser University and getting my degree was the best decision I have ever made.  The small class sizes and personalized attention helped me get my degree quickly.  The hands-on experience and the education landed me a job at a neighboring law firm.

Dedrick Saxon

I chose Keiser because it had everything—small classes, caring professors, hands-on learning, and counselors that are really there for you.  I feel like I’m part of a family here, not just a number.

Natalie Dou

After being denied for several promotions at my current employer, I decided that I needed to further my education.  Since graduating from Keiser with my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, I have been promoted and I am able to obtain positions that weren’t available to me before.

Laurie Williams

Keiser helped change my life by getting my education at the right school! I have been going to another school before, dropped out because I felt that I was not getting enough information that I need. When I found out about Keiser, I was pleased because the instructors were great.

Nadege Dor

My decision to attend Keiser University has been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I chose to enroll in the Information Technology program… The one-class-a-month pace helped incredibly with my self-discipline.

Marla Hadley

The BA for Business Administration at Keiser has to be one of the best in the nation. Keiser takes the basics that are taught at the Associates level and uses them to strengthen your skills and knowledge.

Vivian R. Howard, BA in Business Administration Graduate

I found that Keiser University’s Nuclear Medicine program of advanced studies and small class size was a perfect fit. I never came across a faculty member who wasn’t truly interested.

Gustavo Gonzalez, Nuclear Medicine Technology Graduate