Shepard Broad College of Law Nova Southeastern University

Shepard Broad College of Law Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $38,910
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
4 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • International Law Juris Doctor (JD)
    • Health Law Juris Doctor (JD) [Health Law]
      Master of Science (MS) [clinical research law and regulatory compliance]
      Master of Science (MS) [cybersecurity law]
      Master of Science (MS) [health care administrative law]
      Master of Science (MS) [regulatory compliance]
      Master of Science (MS) [risk management]
    • Juris Doctor/Doctor of Osteopathy (JD/DO)
      Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Accounting (JD/M Acc)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of International Business (JD/MIB)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Taxation (JD/M Tax)
    • Law And Policy Master of Science (MS) [cybersecurity law]
    • Employment Law Master of Science (MS) [cybersecurity law]
      Master of Science (MS) [employee relations law]
      Master of Science (MS) [human resource managerial law]
    • Education Law Master of Science (MS) [cybersecurity law]
      Master of Science (MS) [education law advocacy]
      Master of Science (MS) [exceptional education]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 46
    • Doctoral Degrees 236
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Thesis optional and capstone research project
    • Doctoral Degrees Rigorous upper-level writing fulfilled through faculty-supervised seminar paper, law journal article, workshop, or other research
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,414
    • Accepted 699
    • Acceptance Rate 49
    • Enrolled 256
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline December 12th December 12th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline March 31st March 31st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesregionally-accredited undergraduate degree; at least 2 years' experience in related field (for employment law and health law)
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$38,910
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students879
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students879
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino35%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian42%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student6%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty77
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLegal issues in health law, international law, the legal profession, family law, civil rights
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Shepard Broad College of Law

Nova Southeastern University

3305 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
United States

Jon Garon


Phone: 954-262-6101
Fax: 954-262-2862

William Perez

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Phone: 954-262-6121
Fax: 954-262-3844

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