Nova Southeastern University Graduate Schools

Nova Southeastern University (referred to as Nova Southeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Nova Southeastern University is $22,790 in average. The school has 14,574 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,888 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Nova Southeastern University (referred to as Nova Southeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1971 - Current).
Nova Southeastern Directory Information
School NameNova Southeastern University (Nova Southeastern)
Address3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
Phone954-262-7300
Webhttps://www.nova.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.undergrad.nova.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.nova.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Nova Southeastern University is $22,790 in average. The school has 14,574 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,888 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 250 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 65 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,790
Student Population14,574
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs250 graduate programs
(65 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Nova Southeastern University is $22,790 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,175.
Nova Southeastern University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Nova Southeastern University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)65 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Nova Southeastern University is $22,790. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.46% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$18,932$1,487
2018-2019$19,131$1,489
2019-2020$19,665$1,541
2020-2021$20,618$1,624
2021-2022$21,153$1,637
The graduate school tuition & fees of Nova Southeastern is expensive compared to private graduate schools in Florida. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,411 (public) / $15,644 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Nova Southeastern University$22,790
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Florida Graduate Schools$13,993$17,130
Public$9,987$24,411
Private$15,644
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $21,244 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Nova Southeastern University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -2.53% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,493. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.24% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,550$5,169$18,108$7,941
2018-2019$12,928$5,269$18,108$8,041
2019-2020$12,870$6,259$11,430$9,175
2020-2021$13,656$6,098$11,430$9,014
2021-2022$14,134$5,120$13,383$7,110
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,175 at Nova Southeastern University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.62% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,052
2018-2019$1,063
2019-2020$1,093
2020-2021$1,145
2021-2022$1,175
The law school tuition at Nova Southeastern University is $45,419 for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $65,283. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Nova Southeastern University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Nova Southeastern University
TuitionFees
Dentistry$72,313$1,645
Medicine$63,638$1,645
Optometry$38,997$1,785
Osteopathic Medicine$63,638$1,735
Pharmacy$39,016$1,735
Law$43,259$2,160

Graduate Programs at Nova Southeastern

Nova Southeastern University offers 187 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 4,648 students have completed their study at Nova Southeastern University.
Offered Degrees at Nova Southeastern University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree88332,809
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship226500
Doctor's degree - other1211,122
Post Bachelor's Degree28358
Post Master's Degree3712159
Total187554,648
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Nova Southeastern University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Education program with 107 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 380 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Education program with 303 completers.
Nova Southeastern University offers 187 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 4,648 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,809 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 1,122 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 58 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 159 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Science5-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 110 completers$63,800
Computer and Information Sciences0$63,800
Information Technology23-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Information Science/Studies45$71,700
Computer Science16-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance26-
Education [+] (18 completers) 315 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction37$51,000
Educational Leadership and Administration107$54,000
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration26-
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Special Education and Teaching3$46,000
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented30-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching14-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels7-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
Art Teacher Education0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1-
Health Teacher Education5-
Mathematics Teacher Education33-
Reading Teacher Education17-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Social Studies Teacher Education1-
Technical Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education23-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor6-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 79 completers-
Human Nutrition17-
Human Development and Family Studies62$39,600
Legal Studies [+] (3 completers) 69 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies3$72,300
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence14-
Health Law18-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)34-
English Language and Literature [+] 14 completers-
Writing1-
Rhetoric and Composition13-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 98 completers-
Biomedical Sciences52-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology28-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography18-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 31 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Gerontology3-
Dispute Resolution25-
Marine Sciences3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management15-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 453 completers$47,000
Psychology34$47,000
Experimental Psychology3-
Clinical Psychology99$41,800
Counseling Psychology243-
School Psychology27-
Forensic Psychology47-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 59 completers$41,900
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies47-
Homeland Security3$63,100
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management9-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 70 completers-
Public Administration23$48,100
Youth Services/Administration47-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 877 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist121-
Dental Clinical Sciences21-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management29-
Anesthesiologist Assistant63-
Physician Assistant232-
Athletic Training/Trainer1-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling56-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor8-
Pharmaceutical Sciences5-
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management0-
Public Health65$47,300
Occupational Therapy/Therapist46-
Medical Informatics28-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse30$83,200
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing172-
Business [+] 577 completers-
Business Administration and Management163$55,900
Accounting101$59,100
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies18-
Finance44-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration61$52,000
Organizational Behavior Studies1-
International Business/Trade/Commerce19$56,100
Management Science93-
Marketing/Marketing Management62-
Real Estate13-
Taxation2$65,600
Total2,809
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 35 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Information Science/Studies21$116,100
Computer Science7-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance7-
Education [+] (2 completers) 294 completers$72,000
Education291$72,000
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Technical Teacher Education3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 23 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Dispute Resolution23$55,400
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical0-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Clinical Psychology10$52,700
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 73 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling15-
Pharmacy0$105,700
Pharmaceutical Sciences4-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist40-
Physical Therapy/Therapist5-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse7-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total500
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 194 completers-
Law194-
Psychology [+] 86 completers-
Clinical Psychology77$52,700
School Psychology9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 842 completers$87,300
Audiology/Audiologist18-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist7-
Dentistry131$95,600
226-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling10-
Optometry107$66,900
Pharmacy250$105,700
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist93-
Total1,122
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Educational Evaluation and Research2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Human Nutrition0-
Family Systems1-
Legal Studies [+] 2 completers-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Gerontology0-
Dispute Resolution4-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Homeland Security0-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Health and Wellness2-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies39-
Public Health1-
Public Health Education and Promotion3-
Medical Informatics0-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Science1-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Total58
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] (10 completers) 71 completers-
Education5-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration31-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision27-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education5-
Reading Teacher Education3-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Education (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Gerontology9-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
School Psychology17-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 62 completers-
Advanced General Dentistry12-
Endodontics/Endodontology6-
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery3-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology6-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics7-
Periodontics/Periodontology4-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology7-
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences (other)5-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing5-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing7-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Total159

Graduate Student Population at Nova Southeastern

For academic year 2021-2022, total 14,574 students enrolled into Nova Southeastern University graduate schools where it has total 20,888 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 9,116 full-time and 5,458 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,114 male and 10,460 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,5744,11410,460
Full-time9,1162,9866,130
Part-tme5,4581,1284,330
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,509 White (30.94%), 2,770 Black/African American (19.01%), 4,464 Hispanic (30.63%), 1,124 Asian (7.71%), and 1,707 students with other races. 527 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total14,5744,11410,460
American Indian/Native American13211
Asian1,124413711
Black/African American2,7705852,185
Hispanic4,4641,2283,236
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1578
White4,5091,3203,189
Two More389103286
Un-Known763237526
Non-resident Alien527219308
Nova Southeastern University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 5,697 graduate students (39.09% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,920 graduate students (13.17% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total14,574
Enrolled Online Exclusively5,697
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,920
Not in Online Courses6,957

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