Keiser University Reaches Settlement With Attorney General Over Admissions

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Keiser University will offer thousands of its former students free retraining and guarantee its admissions counselors don't misrepresent what the school offers, under an agreement reached Wednesday with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

The resolution ends a nearly two-year investigation into the admissions process of the Fort Lauderdale-based university. Some students accused Keiser and two affiliated institutions of giving misleading or inaccurate information in areas such as costs, accreditation, transferability of credits and federal student loan terms.

Keiser admitted no past wrongdoing, but agreed to abide by a number of consumer protection provisions. The agreement also applies to Everglades University and Southeastern University, formerly known as Keiser Career College.

"We are pleased to have this inquiry resolved so we can continue our focus on educating and preparing students for their future careers," Keiser spokeswoman Kelli Lane said.

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