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Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Main Entrance of NSU. credit: Dgreco (talk)
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
3,051 Undergraduates
53% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Mostly Women
Private
Expensive
Region: South
Division 2
Size: Small
Commuter
Doctoral
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33314-7796
(954) 262-7300
www.nova.edu

Nova Southeastern University is a private university located in Davie, Florida, and one of the top 200 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was established in 1964 as Nova University of Advanced Technology and was originally located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In 1994, the school became Nova Southeastern University after a merger with Southeastern University of the Health Sciences. Today, the school sits on 480 acres of land in a suburban setting. Notable alumni include baseball player J. D. Martinez, dermatologist Will Kirby, model Anastagia Pierre, politician Isabel Saint Malo, baseball player Miles Mikolas, author Cathy Areu, politician Carole Ward Allen and lawyer Scott W. Rothstein. The school’s colors are blue and gray, its mascot is Razor the Shark and its teams are nicknamed the Sharks. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division II – Sunshine State. Varsity sports offered by Nova Southeastern University include men’s baseball, cross country, basketball, soccer, swimming, track and field and golf, and women’s golf, cross country, basketball, rowing, softball, soccer, swimming, track and field, tennis and volleyball. Club sports offered include swimming, equestrian, men’s and women’s soccer, co-ed golf, dancing and women’s volleyball.

Location

Fort Lauderdale is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 28 miles north of Miami. It is the county seat of Broward County, and a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 165,521 in 2010.The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

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restaurants score

Students
33%

Men

67%

Women

26

Average Age of Entering Students

57%

Live On Campus

455

New Transfer Students

Admissions
53%

Acceptance Rate

19%

Enrollment Yield

1000-1220

SAT Range

6,532

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$25,344

Typical Cost

$29,930

Average Tuition

100%

Recieve Financial Aid

89%

Have Loans

$18,500

Median Debt

Academics
17.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

627

Doctorates Awareded

Biology

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 100 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 13 fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Sunshine State Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Sunshine State Conference

Basketball Division:

2

Track Division:

2

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