Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a private research university with its main campus in Davie, Florida. NSU consists of 18 colleges, schools, and centers, offering over 175 programs of study. NSU's student body consists of students from over 100 countries and all 50 U.S. states. NSU is the largest independent institution of higher education in the United States, with over 27,000 students. NSU awards degrees in a wide range of fields, including business, law, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, education, occupational therapy, and nursing. NSU is a member of the National Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. NSU is also a research university, with over $200 million in annual research expenditures. NSU's main campus is located on 300 acres (1.2 km2) of land in Davie, Florida, United States. The university also has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Miami, Florida, Orlando, Florida, Tampa, Florida, and West Palm Beach, Florida. NSU also has a virtual campus, NSU Online.

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $54,912

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $54,912

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Nova Southeastern University is $203893.63. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Nova Southeastern University. For graduates of Nova Southeastern University, we saw an average early-career income of $39200.00 and mid-career income of $60600.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.