Tuition & Fees

$30,900

$30,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
44%
500-599
43%
400-499
5%
700-800
10%
600-699
30%
500-599
49%
400-499
11%
30-36
26%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
4%
30-36
12%
24-29
44%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
16%
24-29
46%
18-23
37%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,026
Declined + 1,920
Total Received 8,946
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Private (nonprofit)

4,904

undergraduate students

15,531

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 5514
ACT 6706

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 20,435
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  AOsA (American Osteopathic Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 10% of male students
 
6 sororities 9% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
44%
500-599
43%
400-499
5%
700-800
10%
600-699
30%
500-599
49%
400-499
11%
30-36
26%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
4%
30-36
12%
24-29
44%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
16%
24-29
46%
18-23
37%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,026
Declined + 1,920
Total Received 8,946

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Anthony DeNapoli
Interim Executive Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Dean of Internaitonal Affairs
P: 800 338-4723, extension 8000
F: 954 262-3811
admissions@nova.edu

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,151

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,940
Room & board $9,470
Additional fees $960
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $41,870
Average Financial Aid - $32,151
Total with Avg. Aid $9,719
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Stephanie Brown
Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services
finaid@nova.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Michael Mominey (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference
Mascot
Sharks

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anesthesiologist Assistant
Anthropology
Applied Professional Studies
Art
Arts Administration
Athletic Training
Audiology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biological Science
Biology
Biomedical Informatics
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Cardiovascular Sonography
Chemistry
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Vision Research
Coastal Zone Management
College Student Affairs
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Conflict Analysis/Resolution
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Cross/Multidisciplinary Studies
Dance
Dental Medicine
Dentistry
Developmental Disabilities
Disaster/Emergency Preparedness
Early Childhood Education
Education
Education Law
Elementary Education
Employment Law
Engineering
English
Environmental Science/Studies
Exceptional Education
Exceptional Student Education
Exercise/Sport Science
Experimental Psychology
Family Therapy
Finance
Forensic Psychology
General Psychology
General Studies
Gerontology
Health Law
Health Science
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Resources Management
Human Services Administration
Human Services-Child Protection
Humanities
Information Assurance
Information Security
Information Systems
Information Technology
Information Technology in Education
Instructional Design/Diversity Education
Instructional Technology/Distance Education
International Business Administration
International Studies
Law
Leadership
Legal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Biology
Marine Environmental Sciences
Marine/Coastal Studies
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Medical Sonography
Mental Health/Counseling
Music
Musical Theatre
National Security Affairs
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Oceanography/Marine Biology
Optometry
Osteopathic Medicine
Paralegal Studies
Pharmaceutical Affairs
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Pre-Kindergarten/Primary Education
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Real Estate Development
Recreational Therapy
Respiratory Therapy
School Counseling
School Psychology
Secondary Biology Education
Secondary English Education
Secondary Mathematics Education
Secondary Social Studies Education
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language Pathologist
Sport/Recreation Management
Taxation
Teaching/Learning
Theatre
Writing
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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

20,435

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

24%

4,904
students

Female
71%
3,493

Male
29%
1,411

76%

15,531
students

Female
71%
10,986

Male
29%
4,545

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

3,685
students

Female
68%
2,494

Male
32%
1,191

25%

1,219
students

Female
82%
999

Male
18%
220

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

77%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

trimester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Anthony DeNapoli
Dean of International Affairs
954 262-7240
denapoli@nova.edu

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