The acceptance rate at Nova is 76%. It ranks #37 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Nova Southeastern University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 10,466 out of 13,727 applicants were admitted.
The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent (SAT 1030/1240 ACT 20/27). Nova Southeastern University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.99. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Nova application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jul 22.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Nova Southeastern University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1140
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Nova Southeastern University?
Nova Southeastern University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. Nova ranks #15 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Nova?
Admission data indicates that Nova regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Nova Southeastern University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Nova Southeastern University?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Nova. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Nova Southeastern University was 3.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.99 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Nova accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||67.0%||Avg|
|3.50 to 3.74||12.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||9.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||7.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||5.0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
56% 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||28%|
|Top 25% of class||56%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||17%||16%|
Applicants have 299 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 22, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Nova Southeastern University is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Nova Southeastern University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|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.
81% of students submit their SAT scores to Nova. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% of those who apply are granted admission to Nova. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1240. 81% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 36% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.