Keiser University Featured in Tallahassee Democrat among ‘Best Colleges’ in Florida

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, students enrolled at Keiser University can feel confident they made a viable choice, according to a recent article in the Tallahassee Democrat, which listed the top colleges and universities in Florida.


Based on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Colleges ranking, the Tallahassee Democrat reported that Keiser University ranked ninth among all Florida universities. 


Keiser University climbed more than 80 spots to No. 219 in the “National Universities” category and ranked No. 1 among Top Performers on Social MobilityKeiser University continued its climb as one of the best schools in the country for social mobility, earning a top spot on the ranking in each of the four years since U.S. News first published the list. Last year, Keiser University ranked No. 5 in the country and No. 1 in Florida in the category. In 2021, Keiser ranked No. 11 in the category and took the No. 34 spot in 2020.


“We are humbled to continue earning recognition among the best universities in the nation,” said Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., Chancellor of Keiser University. “Keiser University is dedicated to creating an inclusive future for all by providing access and opportunity to a diverse population of students and helping them create positive outcomes in their lives.”


Keiser University is a private, independent, non-profit university, enrolling approximately 20,000 students at 21 Florida campuses, online, and at two international sites. Keiser University’s average student age is approximately 32 years old and about 76 percent of students work full-time.


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Co-founded in 1977 by Chancellor Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., and Evelyn Keiser, Keiser University currently offers more than 100 degrees from associate to the doctoral level. Keiser University is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and ranks No. 1 in the U.S. in providing Social Mobility by U.S. News and World Report in 2023.

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