Nova Southeastern University: Ranking & Review

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Fort Lauderdale Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 139 380
Top 3%

Nova Southeastern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%59%58%
Applicants7,7792,3875,392
Admissions4,5251,4023,123
Enrolled undergraduates987326661
Enrolled total (including graduate students)20,7936,23414,559

10,045 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

7,180 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores676
Percent of students submitting SAT scores69%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
595
Math
585

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores481
Percent of students submitting ACT scores49%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
26
ACT Math
25

Nova Southeastern University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $49,149 $49,149
Off-campus $57,479 $57,479
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,550 and other expenses per full academic year.

Nova Southeastern University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,622 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $28,980 $28,980
Fees for full-time undergraduates $900 $900
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $966 $966
Tuition for Full-time graduates $18,932 $18,932
Fees for full-time graduates $1,487 $1,487
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,052 $1,052

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 494 1,090 990 2,574
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 166 1,018 4 1,188
Education 2 27 445 570 1,044
Psychology 61 297 100 458
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 300 44 344
Legal Professions and Studies 22 45 225 292
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11 171 37 219
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23 65 6 94
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 51 40 91
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 10 67 77
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 7 53 1 61
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 28 10 38
Social Sciences 25 25
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 19 19
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 18 18
Natural Resources and Conservation 13 3 16
Engineering 7 5 12
Visual and Performing Arts 12 12
English Language and Literature & Letters 5 5 10
Physical Sciences 4 1 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4
Mathematics and Statistics 3 3
History 2 2
Grand Total21,2613,3691,9746,606

A total of 1,263 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Nova Southeastern University.

At the master's and doctor's level 5,343 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%53%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Founded1964
MottoEngage, Inspire, Achieve
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsnavy blue, gray
Academic CalendarTrimester
Total FTE staff4,048
Instructional FTE1,076
Research FTE108
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.nova.edu
Address3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33314-7796
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9542627300
Fax+1 (954) 262 3800

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