Nova Southeastern University

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University Overview

Founded in 1964, Nova Southeastern University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Fort Lauderdale (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Miami, Orlando, Ft. Myers, Tampa, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Nassau. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Nova Southeastern University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Nova Southeastern University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat 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, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1964
Motto Engage, Inspire, Achieve
Colours Navy blue and gray

University Location

Address 3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale
33314-7796 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (954) 262 7300
Fax +1 (954) 262 3800
Other locations Miami, Orlando, Ft. Myers, Tampa, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Nassau

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale 33314
(954) 262 8000
800 338 4723

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Nova Southeastern University's Library
Nova Southeastern University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 520,936 physical volumes, 160,006 physical media, 25,948 digital/electronic medium and 597 licensed digital/electronic databases. Nova Southeastern University's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
Nova Southeastern University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,492 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

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