Nova Southeastern University campus

Overview

Applicants
3,780
Acceptance Rate
58%

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
460 - 570
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
470 - 590
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
20 - 25

Deadlines


Regular
August 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
20:1
Total Faculty
1,737
with Terminal Degree
1,392

895
Women
842
Men
531
Minority
18
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Finance, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science

  • Education

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

  • History

  • American History (United States)
  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

  • Social Sciences

  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral
Doctoral Other
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,702

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$12,028

Average Need-Based Loan
$5,284

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$43,206

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
75%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$6,313

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$21,600
Required Fees
$550
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,500

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$2,599

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
6,397
Out of State
16%

International
5%
Foreign Countries Represented

Demographics

5.86%
Asian
24.59%
African-American
34.68%
Hispanic
29.11%
Caucasian
4.13%
Unknown
4.55%
International

71% female
29% male
16% are out of state
65% are full time
35% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
70
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
6
Number of Religious Organizations
7

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Sharks)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Sharks)
12 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services


Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
850

Average Number of PC's per Lab
40

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell, HP

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Stephani Repaci
Events Coordinator

Address
3301 College Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

Phone
800-338-4723

Email
admissions@nova.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Don Taft Univeristy Center
Alvin Sherman Library, Research & Inform
The Shark Tank Arena
Health Professions Division Museum
Miniaci Performing Arts Center
University Center includes the sports arena, fitness center, flight deck, shark mural, and mall-style food court. Performing Arts Wing includes multiple theaters, costume and scenery shops, performance practice rooms for music and dance, dressing rooms, and a gallery.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beaches
Las Olas Riverfront
South Beach
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art & IMAX
Sawgrass Mills Mall
Bank Atlantic Center for major concerts and sporting events.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9am to 3pm
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Monthly on Saturdays

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@nova.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Varies

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
taxi, shuttle bus, bus, Tri-Rail Closest airport: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I-95 or Florida's Turnpike Exit at I-595, proceed west to University Drive exit. Turn left (south) onto University Drive. Proceed approximately 1 ½ miles to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd.), turn left (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side. From University Drive From North of I-595 Take University Drive south 1 ½ miles past I-595 to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd). Turn left (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side. From south of Griffin Road Take University Drive north approximately 2 miles past Griffin Road to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd.). Turn right (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side. From I-75 From Miami heading north or west coast/Naples heading east Merge onto I-595 eastbound (towards Fort Lauderdale). Exit at University Drive exit, turn right (south). Proceed approximately 1 ½ miles on University Drive to SW 30 Street (Abe Fischler Blvd.), turn left (east). NSU's main campus will be on the right side.

Local Accommodations
For updated information, please visit our web page: http://www.nova.edu/overview/campusvisits.html