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Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
University Website: www.nova.edu
Apply Online: www.nova.edu/admissions/apply/index.html
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Nova Southeastern University, commonly referred to as Nova, is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian, research university located in Broward County, Florida, United States, with its main campus in the town of Fort Lauderdale. The university is the eighth-largest not-for-profit private university in the nation. NSU operates eight Student Educational Centers in Florida, the largest being a 300 acres (120 ha) campus located approximately 24 miles (39 km) north of Downtown Miami.

The university was founded as the Nova University of Advanced Technology on a former Naval Outlying Landing Field built during World War II. The university first offered graduate degrees in the physical and social sciences.Leo Goodwin, Sr. left a $16 million bequest to the university in 1971 which funded its expansion throughout the 1970s and 1980s. In 1994, the university merged with the Southeastern University of the Health Sciences and assumed its current name.

NSU currently consists of 18 colleges and schools offering over 175 programs of study with more than 250 majors. The university offers professional degrees in law, business, osteopathic medicine, allied health, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, and nursing. Nova Southeastern enrolled 28,457 students in the 2011-2012 academic year and has produced over 145,000 alumni.

In 2008, the middle 50% of SAT scores submitted by the incoming freshman class was between 1010 and 1210 on the traditional SAT scale. With the addition of the writing section on the new SAT, the middle 50% of scores was between 1400 and 1700. The freshmen acceptance rate for the first 2011 semester was 50%. For the fall of 2011, 2,818 prospective first-time, first-year undergraduate students applied and 1,433 were accepted. Out of the 59 colleges and universities in Florida Nova Southeastern's 45% acceptance rate makes NSU the fourth-most selective private university in the state and the sixth-most selective university in Florida overall.

NSU is classified as a high research and community engaged university by the Carnegie Foundation, and is a first-tier research university as designated by the Florida Legislature. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and also has numerous additional specialized accreditations for its colleges and programs.

The NSU Sharks compete in the NCAA Division II Sunshine State Conference in seventeen intercollegiate athletic programs.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $22,650.00 avg tuition

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Apply online Admissions:
www.nova.edu/admissions.html
Financial Aid:
www.nova.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Nova Southeastern University

Statistics:
Applied 3,780
Admitted 2,180 58%
Enrolled total 675
Full Time: 602
Part Time 73
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 570
SAT Math 470 590
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 19 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 70%
4-year graduation rate 22%
6-year graduation rate 36%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Nova Southeastern University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $22,650.00 $22,650.00 $22,650.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $564.00 $564.00 $564.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $755.00 $755.00 $755.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,778.00 $13,778.00 $13,778.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $535.00 $535.00 $535.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $765.00 $765.00 $765.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,516.00 $16,542.00 $6,849.00
Other Expenses $4,464.00 $6,849.00 $6,849.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 95%
Percent receiving grant aid 94%
Avg amount of grant aid $13,708.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 53%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,987.00

Nova Southeastern University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X X
Vision Science/Physiological Optics X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Labor and Industrial Relations X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Taxation X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other X
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance X
Computer Science X X
Information Science/Studies X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Bilingual and Multilingual Education X
Computer Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, General X X
Education, Other X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented X
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Health Teacher Education X
International and Comparative Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Multicultural Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Reading Teacher Education X
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Special Education and Teaching, Other X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
Technical Teacher Education X
Urban Education and Leadership X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other X
Writing, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other X
Anesthesiologist Assistant X
Dental Clinical Sciences, General X
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Medical Informatics X
Nursing Administration X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Ophthalmic and Optometric Support Services and Allied Professions, Other X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Physician Assistant X
Public Health, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
HISTORY
American History (United States) X
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Health Law X
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
Pre-Law Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Natural Sciences X
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Land Use Planning and Management/Development X
Natural Resources Management and Policy X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
Psychopharmacology X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Florida

Name Amount Deadline
Florida Strawberry Growers Association Scholarship $500 September 25, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
NEWH South Florida Chapter Scholarship Varies October 13, 2016

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