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 Not Reported
Not Reported
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
    • 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]
    • International Law Juris Doctor (JD)
    • 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 Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Taxation (JD/M Tax)
    • Education Law Master of Science (MS) [cybersecurity law]
      Master of Science (MS) [education law advocacy]
      Master of Science (MS) [exceptional education]
    • Employment Law Master of Science (MS) [cybersecurity law]
      Master of Science (MS) [employee relations law]
      Master of Science (MS) [human resource managerial law]
    • Law And Policy Master of Science (MS) [cybersecurity law]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 45
    • Doctoral Degrees 225
    • 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; 6 credits' experiential learning
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,070
    • Accepted 564
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 224
  • 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 & FeesNot Reported
    • *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 Students704
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students704
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino37%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian41%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student5%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty97
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%


  • 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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