Nova Southeastern University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Nova Southeastern University is one of the best universities in the state of Florida. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Nova Southeastern University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Nova Southeastern University.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, Nova Southeastern University is often abbreviated as NSU.

3301 College Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
Phone: (954) 262-8000
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Nova Southeastern University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 1.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 235
Average freshman retention rate: 62.2%
6-year graduation rate: 42.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 57%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -15
Faculty resources ranking: 76
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 72.1%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.3%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 23:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 66.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 208
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 910-1110
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 15%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 49%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 44.7%
Financial resources rank: 156
Alumni giving rank: 256
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 2.5%

Nova Southeastern University History

Essential Facts: Nova Southeastern University

  • The school was created by osteopathic physicians committed to establishing a college in the Southeast.
  • The College built the first therapeutically stone-studded pathway, the longest of its kind in the United States.
  • Nova Southeastern University implements a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and has 152 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Management, Business, and Psychology.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 9%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 4%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 3%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 67%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society