KEISER FACTS-Keiser University-Keiser University

Some “Fast Facts”

Keiser University was founded by Dr. Arthur Keiser and Evelyn Keiser in 1977, when they set out to create a University to better serve adult learners seeking a career-focused education.

Over the past 40 years, Keiser University has become Florida’s third largest, not-for-profit university serving approximately 20,000 students, 3,800 employees, and over 66,000 alumni.

Keiser University has a campus in 18 of Florida’s major and mid-sized metropolitan areas/Florida communities.

Keiser University is a Level VI, regionally accredited university by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, 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.

At Keiser University, students are pursuing degrees in over 100 doctoral, specialist, master’s, bachelor’s and associate fields.

The University’s campuses provide an annual statewide economic impact of over $3 billion and directly and indirectly impact over 30,000 Florida jobs.

Keiser University is annually ranked.  In 2014, the U.S. News & World Reportranked KU 13th overall and 1st in Florida for the category of Regional Colleges South, specifically for our service to our nation’s veterans. In 2016, KU tied at #23 among colleges within the Southern region of the United States. For more information about Keiser University’s annual US News and World Report rankings, please visit:

Nearly $44 million in scholarship funds are awarded to academic and needs-based students. The University is committed to educating and developing leaders to serve and compete globally.

The University is internationally located beyond America’s borders with regionally accredited off-campus sites in San Marcos, Nicaragua and Shanghai, China, and learning centers in Moldova, Taiwan, and Seoul.

The 100-acre, residential Flagship Campus located at 2600 North Military Trail in West Palm Beach, Florida extends Keiser University’s educational offerings to over 100 degrees within the heart of South Florida. In addition to its well-recognized history of educating adult learners, a comprehensive college experience is available for traditional students seeking dormitories, and a culturally-rich campus-life comprised  of students from a variety of international locations, athletics teams, and a safe environment to live, learn, work, and play.  Learning and social activities are collaborative at Keiser University’s Flagship Campus and involve present and future students, community partners, industry leaders, elected officials, and other constituents committed to the success of students. Throughout Florida and beyond, “Seahawk Nation” rallies behind the winning tradition of its 25 athletic teams.

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