178
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Nova Southeastern University / Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography is located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine biology and oceanography Oceanography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Marine biology and oceanography Marine biology
Master of Science (MS) Biological sciences Health studies

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 46
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
57
Accepted
34
Enrolled
73%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation; BS/BA in natural science (for marine biology program); BS/BA in biology (for biological sciences program); minor in the natural sciences or equivalent (for coastal zone management and marine environmental sciences)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$48,500
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

178
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.74%
Black or African American 2.81%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.37%
Unknown 3.93%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (22)
Male (25)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical and biological oceanography, molecular and microbiology, ecology and evolution, coral reefs, marine ecosystems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,049,129

Location & Contact

Address 3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33314-7796
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Dodge
Dean
Email: dodge@nsu.nova.edu
Phone: 954-262-3600
Fax: 954-262-4020