Nova Southeastern University Nova Southeastern University

Key Stats

Type Of Institution
University

Institutional Designation
Private—Nonprofit

Tuition Costs
$22,650.00

Room And Board
$9,516.00

Average Student Aid Package
$19,568.00

Average Percentage Of Financial Need Met
91%

Average Scholarship/Grant Aid Awarded
$11,173.00

Average Work-Study Aid Awarded
$3,007.00

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Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a fully accredited, private, not-for-profit, independent university classified as a research university with ‘high research activity’ by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. One of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, NSU offers a vast number of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees through 18 colleges and schools. Schools include medical, dental, optometry, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, liberal arts and sciences, education, humanities, social sciences, law, business, computer and information sciences, and oceanography. The main campus in Fort Lauderdale, Florida covers more than 300 acres in a tropical setting.  NSU’s presence extends throughout Florida, the U.S. and 13 countries around the world with a network of over 152,000 alumni.


Degree BACHB ASSOCA CERTC
Accountingx  
American/United States Studies/Civilizationx  
Athletic Training/Trainerx  
Biology/Biological Sciences, Generalx  
Business Administration and Management, Generalx  
Chemistry, Generalx  
Child Developmentx  
Computer and Information Sciences, Generalx  
Computer Sciencex  
Criminal Justice/Safety Studiesx  
Dance, Generalx  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, Generalx  
Early Childhood Education and Teaching x 
Education, Generalx  
Elementary Education and Teachingx  
English Language and Literature, Generalx  
Environmental Studiesx  
Finance, Generalx  
Fine and Studio Arts Managementx  
Fine/Studio Arts, Generalx  
General Studiesx  
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, Generalx  
History, Generalx  
Humanities/Humanistic Studiesx  
International Relations and Affairsx  
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teachingx  
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teachingx  
Kinesiology and Exercise Sciencex  
Legal Assistant/Paralegalx  
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanographyx  
Marketing/Marketing Management, Generalx  
Music, Generalx  
Nursing Administrationx  
Philosophyx  
Pre-Law Studiesx  
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studiesx  
Psychology, Generalx  
Registered Nursing/Registered Nursex  
Secondary Education and Teachingx  
Sociologyx  
Special Education and Teaching, Generalx  
Speech Communication and Rhetoricx  
Sport and Fitness Administration/Managementx  

Academic Life

NSU helps prepare students for a lifetime of success with personalized attention, intimate class sizes, more than 50 undergraduate degree programs and distinguished faculty.  Highly personalized study abroad, dual admission, and honors programs can add a rich dimension to NSU’s high-quality education.

Campus Life

A well-rounded college experience with more than 120 student organizations, fraternities, sororities, and intramural sports await students at NSU. A variety of housing options are offered on campus with every room featuring a private bathroom and free utilities, including WiFi, cable, and laundry.  Residence halls at NSU are spacious, secure, and convenient – close to the Don Taft University Center recreation fitness complex, on-campus dining, and classrooms.

Facilities and Resources

The first stop for any prospective student is the Horvitz Administration Building with the Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar offices all located within. At the heart of NSU’s main campus are the five-story Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center and the Don Taft University Center, NSU’s state-of-the-art, multipurpose sports and recreation complex. In addition to an array of graduate and undergraduate on-campus housing options, as well as athletic fields and facilities, NSU is also home to the Miami Dolphins training facility. Located across campus is NSU's Health Professions Division, as well as the Sanford L. Ziff Center for our Health Care Centers that serve the community and NSU students and staff.

Athletics / Sports

The NSU Sharks compete in Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as members of the Sunshine State Conference. Offering 17 intercollegiate athletic programs, our student-athletes enjoy a winning edge thanks to dedicated coaches and athletic training staff members; some of the best baseball, softball, and soccer facilities in South Florida; and of course, The Shark Tank (a thundering, 4,500-seat arena in the heart of the Don Taft University Center) and an Olympic competition pool. 

The NSU Athletics Department prides itself in not only athletic excellence, but also academic excellence. Since joining the NCAA in 2002, NSU student-athletes have maintained greater than 3.0 GPAs, on average.

Financial Aid / Tuition

NSU is committed to making college education accessible and affordable by offering a variety of financial aid and scholarship options.  Full-tuition scholarships are awarded to many high-achieving students in addition to need-based, nonneed-based, and merit-based support through state, federal, and university-sponsored aid.

Other Cool Facts

Undergraduate Experience Highlights: 

• Small class sizes offer one-to-one access to professors and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

•A vibrant campus life includes NCAA athletics, social and professional organizations, cultural activities, and wellness and fitness.

•Only highly-credentialed professors teach classes at NSU. There are no teaching assistants.

•Undergraduate students may participate in NSU research in fields like medicine, oceanography, oncology, psychology, dentistry, and autism studies.

•Prestigious graduate programs in medicine, law, psychology, business, education, pharmacy, dentistry, and more allow undergraduate students to continue their education at NSU.

•State-of-the-art facilities include the latest classroom technology, advanced laboratories, and the best research libraries.

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