Nova Southeastern University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Nova Southeastern University
How hard is it to get into Nova Southeastern University and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,525 out of 7,779 applicants were admitted making Nova Southeastern University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. Nova Southeastern University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Nova Southeastern University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT69%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||590|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1250|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Nova Southeastern University?
Nova Southeastern University typically requires applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 69 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1340 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1245 to 1340||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1150 to 1245||Avg -||45%-58%|
|1055 to 1150||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 1055||Low||<32%|
Nova Southeastern University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT49%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Nova Southeastern University?
Admission data indicates that Nova Southeastern University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #11 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Nova Southeastern University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>72%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||58%-72%|
|23 to 25||Avg -||47%-58%|
|21 to 23||Reach||37%-47%|
|Less than 21||Low||<37%|
Avg. High School GPA3.79
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Nova Southeastern University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Nova Southeastern University was 3.79 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Nova Southeastern University accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||10%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||9%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||15%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
53% of Nova Southeastern University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||24%|
|Top 25% of class||53%|
|Top 50% of class||85%|
|Bottom 50% of class||15%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||23%||22%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply228
Applicants have 228 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Nova Southeastern University before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Nova Southeastern University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=136215 IPEDS survey data for Nova Southeastern University.
Frequently Asked Questions
69% of students submit their SAT scores to Nova Southeastern University. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
58% of those who apply are granted admission to Nova Southeastern University. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1150 and 1340. 69% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.