4,497
Students
Financial aid thermometer
30,300
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
58
58%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Nursing Administration Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,779
Applied
4,525
Accepted
4,497
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

5,392
Females Applied
3,123
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,387
Males Applied
1,402
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported
Early decision plan November 1st October 16th Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st Not reported Yes
Transfer April 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 550 640
SAT Math 550 530 640
ACT Composite 24 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,940
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Fees

960
Full-time student fees
9,938
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

30,300
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,899
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,340
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,305
Avg. Loan Aid
12,165
Avg. Grant Aid
17,639
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,497
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.31%
Black or African American 14.79%
White or Caucasian 34.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 9.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 3.05%
Other 3.91%

Gender

Male (29.24%)
Female (70.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
CommunityFest, Sharkapalooza and Homecoming

Student Services

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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

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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
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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
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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

1,602
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 805
Part-time - 797
Male - 704
Female - 898