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Nova Southeastern University

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Overview

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 very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nova Southeastern University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 53 years old H.E. 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.

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General Information


Name
Founded 1964
Colours Navy blue and gray
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Location


Address 3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale
33314-7796 Florida
United States
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +1 (954) 262 7300
Fax +1 (954) 262 3800
Other locations Miami, Orlando, Ft. Myers, Tampa, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Nassau
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Nova Southeastern University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Nova Southeastern University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale 33314
Phone +1 (954) 262 8000
800 338 4723

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Nova Southeastern University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Nova Southeastern University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Nova Southeastern University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1971


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Nova Southeastern University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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