Founded by a group of local businessmen over breakfast, Nova Southeastern University is a 4-year private university in southeast Florida and an Hispanic-serving institution. NSU is home to 18 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in 50 academic majors and 50 minors. Utilizing its location, NSU hosts the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography which undertakes projects such as coral reef restoration. For recreation, NSU offers scuba diving instructional courses at its on-campus aquatics facility.
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It was my privilege to be accepted by the Nova Southeastern University pre-law program, but Nova has a degree program for almost everyone. Its science programs, especially in the area of oceanography, are second to none. My objective is to attend the Shepard Broad School of Law at Nova, however, many highly acclaimed graduate programs are available.
Eugene from Coral Springs, FL
Nova Southeastern seems like an amazing school to spend college at. Im looking forward to visiting the campus and applying!
Valentina from Drexel Hill, PA
NOVA has some of the best teachers that care for their students.
NOVA gives students opportunities to excel with the various resources offered such as, mock interviews and free tutoring.
NOVA might be expensive but everything they have to offer makes it worth what were paying.
Omar from Miramar, FL
Nova Southeastern University is an excellent choice for any child who wants to go to college. Moreover, the class sizes are extremely small and they give you value for your money.
Peta-Gaye from Coral Springs, FL
Campus is super beautiful and people are nice. NSU is growing at a fast rate and will be a leading university in Fl in the near future. However, there are some problems that they need to work on.