Keiser University, founded in 1977, is a regionally accredited, private, career University offering certificates, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University.
Keiser University’s main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale with additional campuses located in Daytona Beach, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Melbourne, Miami, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, Port St. Lucie, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. In addition, Keiser University has international cooperative agreements with the University systems in China and Nicaragua to serve international students.
Keiser University currently serves a student population of approximately 13,000. The University’s online and international populations represent fifteen percent of the total student population.
Of the University’s current student population, eighty-nine percent are Florida residents and approximately seventy percent are female. The University serves a predominately adult or non-traditional student, however fourteen percent of new students enrolling in the University in 2006 were recent high school graduates.
Sixty percent of students are 25 years of age or older and seventy-six percent work full- or part-time while attending classes. Keiser University students are focused on entering new careers or enhancing their level of skill in their present field.