Nova South Eastern University is a private university providing admissions to students from all around the world. With around 79% women and 21% men enrolled in undergraduate, graduate- masters professional, certificate programs offered by the university, the university has an open admissions policy with an acceptance rate of 100%.
The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs through its 18 colleges and schools, offering programs in various domains and areas like arts, humanities, business, allopathic medicine, law, nursing, optometry among others. The university also offers online programs.
The university offers programs through its 18 schools and colleges.
|Application Fee||USD 50|
|Acceptance rate||Open admissions|
|Intake Seasons||Fall/ winter/ summer|
|English Proficiency Test||TOEFL/ IELTS/ PTE|
|Contact Details for International Students||Alexandra Hartmann|
Senior AssociateDirector of International Admissions
Direct: (954) 262-8005, Cell: 954-661-5101
International Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8036, Cell: (954) 398-4118
Admissions at Nova South Eastern University is provided on a rolling basis. They are open for the Fall semesters. Though, international students are advised to apply for admission at least 4 months before the application deadlines. The table below shows the priority deadlines for admission:
Fall Application Options
|Early Decision||Extended to November 15, 2019|
|EARLY ACTION||Extended to November 15, 2019|
|REGULAR DECISION||Extended to March 1, 2020|
Given below are the application deadlines for graduate and doctoral programs. Each college and school may have a completely different set of deadline dates.
|Start Term||Deadline Ddate|
|Winter 2020||November 15th,2019|
|Summer 2020||May 10th, 2020|
|Fall 2020||July 17th, 2020|
Nova South Eastern University invites international students from all countries to the university. It offers international students with programs from 240 available programs offered by 18 schools and colleges in a wide variety of interest areas. The university provides undergraduate, graduate, doctoral programs to international students. Certificate programs are also available. International students are required to follow the same admission procedure as domestic applicants. All the test scores required are to be sent directly to Nova South Eastern University.
Apart from the program-specific requirements for admission, international students are supposed to submit some additional documents as follows:
International students who are non-native English speakers need to provide the university with English proficiency scores of TOEFL/ IELTS and PTE. The English language requirement can be exempted for graduate programs if the student completed their academics in English.
|Undergraduate programs||Minimum Required Score|
|IELTS||6.0 or higher|
|Pearson test of English||Overall score of 54 or higher|
Each graduate program/ degree has its own set English proficiency test score.
International students applying at the university need to apply for an F-1 student visa to study in the USA. Students need to send their acceptance to the offer letter received from the university. The university issues I-20 based on the DHS regulations and also maintains required records on students with an F-1 visa.
International applicants will need these documents for the visa process:
Students can contact the US Embassy in their home country to know the documents that would be required for the visa application and the procedure involved in getting a visa. Applicants would need to schedule a visa interview once the documents have been submitted. Visa applicants must confirm that all the mentioned details in the visa application are correct.
Nova South Eastern University offers programs for undergraduate level of study in many disciplines. International students can apply for programs offered by 18 schools and colleges at the NSU. Programs offered to international students also include non-credit studies and continuity studies, online programs are also available for international students.
International students are required to follow the same admission procedure as domestic applicants. All the test scores required are to be sent directly to Nova South Eastern University.
Where to apply: Online- NSU Shark select international application/ the common application
Application fee: USD 50 non refundable
Admission Requirements: The admission requirements include:
Nova South Eastern University offers several graduate courses in various disciplines. Students are offered post-graduate certificate programs, Master programs, and Doctoral programs. There are a wide variety of disciplines to choose from for international students. Students are supposed to send their documents to the university address for review.
Where to Apply: online
Admission Requirements: The admission requirements for graduate programs include:
The table below shows some of the popular courses and specific admission requirements for the same:
|Course||Program Location||Academic Requirements (Additional)|
|MS in Biological Sciences||Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL Online||IELTS- 6.0|
TOEFL- iBT- 79
TOEFL- cBT- 213
Bachelor's degree course by course report
|MS counselling||Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL|
Palm Beach, FL
|Bachelor degree in psychology with a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0|
TOEFL- iBT- 79
TOEFL- cBT- 213
|MS Criminal Justice||Clearwater, FL|
San Juan, PR
|MS Data Analytics||Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL|
|MBA – any discipline||Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL||Bachelor degree related to business|
TOEFL- iBT- 79
International applicants are advised to send in their applications for 4 months before the mentioned deadlines to get all the process done on time. With 18 different schools and colleges, NSU has a unique application process and the requirements differ according to the program. NSU has around 240 programs for international students to choose from. International applicants can contact the International Student Services department for any queries and make timely decisions regarding the travel and stay in the USA for their program.