Keiser College (Fort Lauderdale): Narrative Description

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1500 Northwest 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Tel: (954)776-4456
Free: 800-749-4456
Admissions: (954)776-4476
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site:


Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees (profile includes data from Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Sarasota, Tallahassee, and Lakeland campuses). Founded 1977. Setting: 4-acre suburban campus with easy access to Miami. Total enrollment: 6,121. Full-time: 5,043 students, 72% women, 28% men. Part-time: 1,078 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 25 other countries, 0.5% Native American, 17% Hispanic, 26% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 70% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: 3 semesters per year. Independent study, distance learning, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview, SAT I, ACT, or Otis-Lennon School Ability Test. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $55.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Major annual events: March of Dimes, Strides for Life, Earth Day. Campus security: security guard after 8 p.m. College housing not available. Jim Bishop Memorial Library with an OPAC and a Web page.

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