Nova Southeastern University


Nova Southeastern University

Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. NSU has earned an exemplary reputation for its innovative academic and interdisciplinary research offerings, making discoveries and producing new knowledge in health care, biotechnology, life sciences, environment and social sciences.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Experiential Learning
  • Premier Programs
  • Dual Admission
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Health Professions

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Students who are going to attend college for the first time after graduating from high school and wish to experience either the traditional day program or the non-traditional evening program at the main campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida, are considered Freshman Applicants.


Undergraduate students who are transferring to Nova Southeastern University from another college or university, regardless of number of credits obtained, are considered Transfer Applicants. Students who are dual enrolled in college and high school concurrently are considered Freshman Applicants.

Additional Information

When it comes to financing your education, Nova Southeastern University's knowledgeable and supportive staff members will assist you with your financial aid planning so that you may realize your dream of attending a private research university. NSU awards academic scholarships to students who have significant academic achievements. Additionally, we offer need-based, non need-based, and merit-based support through state, federal, and university-sponsored aid.

Visit us

Visitors will enjoy an interactive admissions presentation to learn more about NSU’s Premier Programs and student life. Join a student-led tour of our scenic campus and residence halls—keep an eye out for the iguanas at Gold Circle Lake! Then finish your visit with an admissions counselor to answer your questions. Students interested in marine biology can arrange an additional tour of our Oceanographic Campus at its waterfront location. Set up your visit at

NSU has really good professors with practical experience in their fields. Having access to their training and top-notch facilities has given me a head start on dental school.

Argenis F., Biology, Pre-Dental
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 338-4723