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Nova Southeastern University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $18,700 $19,500 $20,350 $21,100 3.7%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,500 $1,500 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,012 $7,902 $8,360 $8,634 3.3%
Other $5,310 $4,698 $3,046 $3,338 9.6%
Off Campus          
Room and board $10,836 $11,520 $8,360 $8,634 3.3%
Other $5,310 $4,698 $4,845 $6,318 30.4%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $5,310 $4,698 $4,845 $6,318 30.4%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $31,222 $33,300 $33,256 $34,572 4.0%
Off Campus $36,046 $36,918 $35,055 $37,552 7.1%
Off Campus with Family $25,210 $25,398 $26,695 $28,918 8.3%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Nova Southeastern University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,124 1,389 2,735
Percent admitted 45% 49% 43%
Percent admitted who enrolled 31% 33% 30%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 317 69%
ACT 192 42%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 460 550
SAT Math 450 560
SAT Writing 440 550
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 18 23
ACT Math 18 23

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1971 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 6/7/1987 -   Accredited
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 7/31/2002 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1975 -   Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dentistry (DENT) - Programs leading to the D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree; advanced dental education programs (general practice residency, advanced general dentistry, and specialty programs) 1/29/1997 -   Accredited
Endodontics 1/29/1997 -   Accredited
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 1/29/1997 -   Accredited
Periodontics 1/29/1997 -   Accredited
Pediatric Dentistry 7/24/1997 -   Accredited
Prosthodontics 1/30/1998 -   Accredited
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) 1/28/2000 -   Accredited
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) 1/27/2005 -   Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs 7/1/1995 -   Accredited
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs 4/25/1993 -   Accredited
American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degree 7/1/1983 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 10/30/1996 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 10/30/1981 -   Accredited
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs 3/15/1983 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 9/22/1987 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 5/1/2003 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/8/2006 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/8/2006 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Community Health Education (CHE) and Community Health/Preventive Medicine (CHPM) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health 6/10/2000 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 2/1/2004 - 6/30/2009 Resigned