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Nova Southeastern University
  • 4 Year
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

Report Card

grade A minus
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 A minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

editorial

Nova is a highly rated private university located in Davie, Florida in the Miami Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,366 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Nova acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Nursing, Biology, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 62% of students, Nova alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,300.

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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

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NOVA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1030-1240
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$26,317 / 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
$24,112 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
5:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 107 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 156 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 156 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    56%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,366 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
948
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 83 responses
  • Dedicated
    39%
  • Studious
    34%
  • Generic
    20%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Nerdy
    1%
  • Slackers
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
58%
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 168 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 189 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 93 responses
  • Academic
    42%
  • Student oriented
    31%
  • 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
62%
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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