Nova Southeastern University

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Basic Information

Phone Number: 954-262-8000
Fax Number: 954-262-3811
Address: Main Campus Location: 3301 College Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314

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Additional Information

President: George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.
School Type: Four Year College
Public/Private: Private
Religious Affiliation: None
Gender Preference: Coed
Historical Black College/University: No
School Setting:

Our beautiful 300-acre main campus is located in the western edge of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Imagine wearing shorts and flip-flops year-round, taking trips to the beach, experiencing diverse cultures and surrounding yourself with some of the best weather in the world. Sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Guess what? That's the place NSU calls home.

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School Size: 6,200 undergraduate (28,000+ including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students)
Classroom Size: 22 (undergraduate classroom size)
Student/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Housing Availability:


Type of Housing: Single, Double, Triple
Diversity: South Florida is a melting pot, and at NSU, we value our diverse student body. Out students come from different corners of the world, age groups, and cultures. Here, you can learn from and develop friendships with people from all over the world. More than 2,200 students from more than 116 countries are taking NSU classes at the Ft. Lauderdale campus or in cohorts in their home countries.


Disability Services:

NSU complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 by providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a documented disability. Learn more at

Greek Life: Yes

More than 80 undergraduate, on-campus student organizations, a powerful student government, socially active fraternities and sororities, and intramural sports.

Sports: The NSU Sharks compete in NCAA Division II Athletics as members of the Sunshine State Conference. NSU offers 17 intercollegiate athletic programs with 10 women’s and 7 men’s teams. Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, soccer, swimming and diving, softball, tennis, track, and volleyball; while men can compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, and track.
School Championships:

Women's Golf Team - National Champions for Four Consecutive Years
Men's Golf Wins First National Title

Majors: 50+ undergraduate majors 30+ Dual Admission Programs. Browse through NSU's program offerings at: Learn about NSU Dual Admission:
Application/Transfer Deadlines: July 30 (Feb 1 for Dual Admission Programs)
International Students: