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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
45%
500-599
45%
400-499
4%
700-800
7%
600-699
36%
500-599
47%
400-499
9%
30-36
17%
24-29
51%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,861
Declined 2,201
Total Received 11,062
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Private

5,666

undergraduate students

14,910

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 20,576
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: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International

Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
33314

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • HOSA: Future Health Professionals
  • Make-a Meal Service Organization
  • Student Government Association
  • Delta Epsilon Iota
  • Pre-Med

Top Events

  • CommunityFest
  • Sharkapalooza
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • shuttle bus service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
45%
500-599
45%
400-499
4%
700-800
7%
600-699
36%
500-599
47%
400-499
9%
30-36
17%
24-29
51%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,861
Declined 2,201
Total Received 11,062

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay

Considered

character/personal qualities
racial/ethnic status
class rank
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 67
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,311

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,370
Room & board $13,656
Additional fees $1,060
Books & supplies $1,728
Other fees $4,721
Total $53,535
Average Financial Aid - $6,311
Total with Avg. Aid $47,224
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Racquetball, Soccer, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Racquetball, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Behavioral Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music, General
Nursing Administration
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

20,576

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

28%

5,666
students

Female
71%
4,051

Male
29%
1,615

72%

14,910
students

Female
71%
10,569

Male
29%
4,341

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

4,619
students

Female
70%
3,218

Male
30%
1,401

19%

1,047
students

Female
80%
833

Male
20%
214

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

588

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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