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Nova Southeastern University

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Founded in Fort Lauderdale, Fl., in 1964, Nova Southeastern University is a private institution with more than 6,000 undergraduate students and offers degree programs through numerous colleges, including the Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship. Research is a large part of the school’s mission, with a new Center for Collaborative Research that will focus on medical, pharmaceutical, dental and oceanographic research.

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3301 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314

2014-2015 Tuition

$26,700 Tuition and Fees

Students

5156 undergraduate students
29% male / 71% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
57.5% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1964

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, Education, General, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Computer Engineering, General, Computer Software Engineering, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Pre-Law Studies, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Environmental Science, Behavioral Sciences, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Public Administration, Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Anthropology, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Aquaculture, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Technology, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster, Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other, Spanish Language and Literature, Family Systems, Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate), International Law and Legal Studies, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Mathematics, General, Statistics, Other, Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management, International/Global Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, Psychology, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Sociology, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, History, Communication and Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,156
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,452
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,601
Percent of male undergraduates: 29%
Percent of female undergraduates: 71%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, golf, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 2 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 1 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 1
Burglary 3 4 3
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 4
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 3 2 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 2 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 1
Drug law violations 7 5 5
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 4 4
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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