Founded in 1964, Nova Southeastern University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of Fort Lauderdale (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Miami, Orlando, Ft. Myers, Tampa, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Nassau. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Nova Southeastern University is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nova Southeastern University offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 52 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Nova Southeastern University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.