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Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Overview

Nova Southeastern University is a University institution located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33314-7796
United States
Contact Phone: 954-262-7300

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Vision Science/physiological Optics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Cardiopulmonary Technology/technologist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Nursing Administration Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Assistant Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Administration Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,727
Applied
10,466
Accepted
6,314
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

9,690
Females Applied
7,447
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,037
Males Applied
3,019
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.99
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Early decision plan November 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 1st Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 630
SAT Math 500 610
ACT Composite 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,370
Private
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Fees

1,060
Full-time student fees
13,656
Room & board
10,466
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

31,823
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,796
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,325
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,789
Avg. Loan Aid
16,542
Avg. Grant Aid
21,740
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,314
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 36.01%
Black or African American 14.47%
White or Caucasian 26.51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 11.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.69%
Other 3.31%

Gender

Male (28.59%)
Female (71.41%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
CommunityFest, Sharkapalooza and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
HOSA: Future Health Professionals, Make-a Meal Service Organization, Student Government Association, Delta Epsilon Iota and Pre-Med

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
shuttle bus service

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing No No No
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Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

1,661
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 811
Part-time - 850
Male - 681
Female - 980
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