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Keiser University

Fort Lauderdale, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

Keiser University Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time Keiser University students was $18,176 a year.

Tuition was the same price in 2023 as it was the year before. On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If these numbers seem daunting, remember, the displayed price of tuition does not give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students find the actual cost of college is a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you've finishing school and found a job.

Keiser University meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student at Keiser University is around $7,627 a year.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Keiser University

Keiser University is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Florida as it does for students who live in other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to verify your state's rules for in-state tuition. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Tuition for International Students at Keiser University

Tuition at Keiser University is the same for every student.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.


Keiser University Housing Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Keiser University.

House and Food Costs at Keiser University

Room and board at Keiser University costs $4,184 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the Keiser University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Meal-plan costs can depend on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Keiser University?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

There may be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have resources for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these fees.

The Cost of Transportation at Keiser University

The cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Where are a college is located can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area can be expensive, but there may be more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Keiser Universityis located in a city in Florida.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


The Full Cost of Attending Keiser University


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Keiser University.

Total Cost of Keiser University

What will the cost of attending Keiser University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $18,176
Room and Board $4,184

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $24,360
Off-Campus $20,176

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Keiser University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students


Keiser University Financial Aid


The majority of Keiser University undergrads use financial aid to help pay for school. In 2023, 8,557 of the 16,960 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Keiser University meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,627 a year.

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Keiser University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Keiser University

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2023, Keiser University awarded 8,074 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $171.5 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $240,000 in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Keiser University Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Keiser University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Keiser University was $7,627 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Keiser University seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $16,733
Off-Campus $12,549

What will attending Keiser University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Keiser University's net cost calculator on their website.

Keiser University Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Keiser University Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

Keiser University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and supporting students.

For more information about Keiser University's endowment, check with the school directly.


Learn More About Keiser University


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Keiser University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$24,360

In State

$24,360

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$18,176
$18,176
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$4,184
$4,184
Books
$2,000
$2,000

Keiser University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

74%

Average Financial Aid Package

$7,163

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

19,020

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,176

Out-of-State

$18,176

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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