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Keiser University


Keiser University in Lakeland is part of a network of private, not-for-profit schools with a main campus in Fort Lauderdale and 13 more across the state. The Lakeland campus is located off Interstate 4.

The school offers an array of associate's, bachelor's and graduate degrees.

Keiser has about 20,000 students who are enrolled in classes at 17 campus locations in Florida, online and internationally. A majority of those students are adult or non-traditional students. About 15 percent of the population is made up of online or international students.

The school's chancellor is Arthur Keiser, who joined his mother in creating the original Keiser School in 1977.

Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Keiser offers programs in health services administration, nursing, medical assisting, nuclear medicine technology, business administration, criminal justice, paralegal studies and sports medicine.

For a full list of program offerings and admissions information, visit

Contact the school at 863-682-6020.

Mission statement: "Keiser University is a regionally accredited, private career university that provides educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, nontraditional and online delivery formats. Keiser prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality, education, and career-focused general studies. Inherent in the mission is service to the community."

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