Nova Southeastern University is a private, not-for-profit, selective and accredited university. Founded by entrepreneurs in 1964, NSU was originally designed as an “MIT of the South, with a twist”.
Today, with a main campus in Fort Lauderdale, NSU has branches in Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico. Moreover, with an Internet connection students can access some of NSU’s great program options online - from wherever they are.
Prospective graduate students can explore over 80 masters and doctoral programs. These span the fields of education, business, psychology, computer sciences, marine biology, criminal justice and health care. Or, for those who seek a professional degree, NSU offers programs in law, medicine, clinical psychology, dental medicine, optometry, pharmacy, audiology, physical therapy, and more.
NSU strives to produce alumni who serve with integrity in their lives, fields of study and careers. Their mission is to offer a diverse range of innovative academic programs that complement on-campus educational opportunities with accessible online programs to foster seven core values. These are Academic Excellence, Student-Centered, Integrity, Innovation, Opportunity, Scholarship/Research and Diversity.
Based on Fall 2015 data, there were 18,595 graduate students enrolled at Nova Southeasterni
Financial aid may be available for qualified students. Also, each year Nova Southeastern University offers scholarship opportunities to graduate and first professional students.
Graduate and professional students can apply to specific graduate degree programs through an online application. Each of NSU’s 16 colleges may have their own requirements and deadlines
NSU runs on a semester schedule. Students may begin classes in the Fall, Winter or Summer. Individual start dates vary by program.
Based on Fall 2015 data, NSU had 923 full-time and 885 part-time faculty members as well as 7 graduate assistants. i Per the University, in 2015, 85% of full-time faculty held the highest academic degrees in their fields.
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