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Nova Southeastern University
  • 4 Year
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

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 B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

editorial

Nova is an above-average private university located in Davie, Florida in the Miami Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,619 undergraduate students. The Nova acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Nursing, Biology, and Optometry. Graduating 58% of students, Nova alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,300.

About

3301 COLLEGE AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33314
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Sunshine State Conference

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.

NOVA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1070-1280
ACT Range
20-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$24,776 / 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
$23,448 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 107 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 152 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 152 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,619 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,047
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 82 responses
  • Dedicated
    37%
  • Studious
    33%
  • Generic
    21%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%
  • Nerdy
    1%
  • Slackers
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
59%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 164 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 185 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 92 responses
  • Academic
    41%
  • Student oriented
    29%
  • Over achiever
    5%
  • Unorganized
    5%
  • Average
    4%
  • Personable
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 69 responses

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