#6 Best Private Colleges in Florida

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Student Population
Nova Southeastern University overview
Location Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Online nova.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Nova Southeastern University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 11,058 prospective students applied, and 8,857 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,527 enrolled in the school.  13,150 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,285 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $31,150 plus fees of $960. Nova is ranked 413 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Nova is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Nova Southeastern University overview
SAT 1070/1280
ACT 20/28
GPA 3.79
Applications Accepted
Nova Southeastern University overview
Applications Due Jul 22, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Nova Southeastern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,728
Other Fees$960
Room and Board $12,870
Budget for Other Expenses$6,259
Total One Year Cost$52,967

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$53,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
43% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Nova Southeastern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Health Professions 24%
Biology 14%
Psychology 9%
Education 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=136215 IPEDS survey data for Nova Southeastern University.

Current students may use the Nova Southeastern University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.