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Nova Southeastern University
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  • 4 Year
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

Monthly Update

2.17.2024

Have you heard the news? We have extended the deadline to apply for Fall 2024 admission to March 1. Freshman applicants may apply using our streamlined NSU Shark Select Application or the Common App. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

3300 SOUTH UNIVERSITY DR
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33328-2004
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Sunshine State Conference
From Nova Southeastern University

Sharks are dominant. They’re strong, fast and adaptable. Sharks always prevail. At Nova Southeastern University, we create Sharks. We give students the competitive advantage they need to become confident, capable, yet caring professionals. With over 50 undergraduate degree programs, 30+ Dual Admission programs, generous scholarships, and over 160 clubs and organizations, we have something for everyone (including 80 degree winters).

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Nova Southeastern University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
March 1
Acceptance Rate
93%
SAT Range
1040-1310
ACT Range
20-30
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,530 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,747 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
5:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 113 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 176 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 176 responses

Majors

Travel and Learn at NSU Florida.

academic spotlight

Study art history or French in Paris. Live on a boat for a semester. Get these opportunities through NSU's Experiential Education and Learning (ExEL) study-abroad programs. Learn how to succeed in a globalized world and look at life from an entirely different point of view. Gain international experience, travel the world, and earn ExEL units toward your degree.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    45%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,810 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
827
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 106 responses
  • Dedicated
    38%
  • Studious
    29%
  • Generic
    16%
  • Outgoing
    7%
  • Stressed
    5%
  • entitled
    3%
  • Nerdy
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
43%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 188 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 209 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 116 responses
  • Academic
    38%
  • Student oriented
    30%
  • Unorganized
    6%
  • Average
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Over achiever
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 71 responses

Nova Southeastern University Reviews

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