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Colleges / Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

About Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University is a private, nonprofit university in the suburb of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Nova Southeastern University was founded in 1964. The college currently enrolls around 20,948 students a year, including 6,971 undergrads.

Nova Southeastern University Acceptance Rate 2022

The acceptance rate at Nova Southeastern University is 76%. In 2022, 16,684 students applied to Nova Southeastern University and 12,642 were admitted.

Nova Southeastern University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 88%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 48%

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Nova Southeastern University is located in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale.

If you are interested in seeing Nova Southeastern University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Florida Turnpike to Fort Lauderdale, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Nova Southeastern University and Fort Lauderdale are like without leaving home.

College Info

3301 University Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796

Campus Setting: Suburban

Nova Southeastern University Application Deadline

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Nova Southeastern University SAT Scores


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Math SAT Range

510 - 660


Reading SAT Range

530 - 650

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Wondering what life at Nova Southeastern University is like? There are approximately 20,948 students enrolled at Nova Southeastern University, including 6,971 undergraduate students and 13,977 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 69% percent are from FL and 31% percent of students are from other states.


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