Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$33,430

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
530
75th
610
25th
500
75th
28
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

28%

male

72%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,466
Declined 3,261
Total Received 13,727
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Private

6,096

undergraduate students

17,512

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Nova Southeastern University, founded in 1964, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 314-acre campus is located 10 miles from downtown Fort Lauderdale.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 23,608
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

314-acre, suburban campus in Fort Lauderdale (population: 180,072). Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Miami (26 miles). School operates transportation on main campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
33314

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
630
25th
530
75th
610
25th
500
75th
28
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,466
Declined 3,261
Total Received 13,727

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,186

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,370
Room $10,466
Board $3,190
Additional fees $1,060
Books & supplies $1,728
Total $48,814
Average Financial Aid - $20,186
Total with Avg. Aid $28,628

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 806-3680
F: 954 262-3966
finaid@nova.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, equestrian sports, golf, Masti dancing, soccer, springboard diving, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

dance, equestrian sports, golf, Masti dancing, springboard diving, swimming, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, equestrian sports, flag football, golf, Masti dancing, racquetball, soccer, softball, springboard diving, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Anesthesiologist Assistant.
Art Teacher Education.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Dispute Resolution.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Forensic Psychology.
General Studies.
Gerontology.
Health Law.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Science.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Informatics.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management.
Pharmacy.
Philosophy.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Law Studies.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Rhetoric and Composition.
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Taxation.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Teacher Education.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.
Vision Science/Physiological Optics.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.
Youth Services/Administration.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

23,608

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

26%

6,096
students

Female
72%
4,391

Male
28%
1,705

74%

17,512
students

Female
71%
12,505

Male
29%
5,007

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

4,777
students

Female
70%
3,330

Male
30%
1,447

22%

1,319
students

Female
80%
1,061

Male
20%
258

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.60
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

trimester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 65
Countries most often represented Canada
Jamaica
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Venezuela
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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