Shepard Broad Law Center

The law school of Nova Southeastern University, known as Shepard Broad Law Center, is a Private, 4 years school in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Total 797 students are attending the law school and 209 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 153 and the average GPA is 3.26. The law school tuition & fees at Shepard Broad Law Center is $46,197.

  • LSAT Average: 153
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $46,197
  • Acceptance Rate: 48.91%
  • Student Population: 797
  • First-Year Student: 209

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Shepard Broad Law Center is $46,197 for law school students. The tuition increased by 1.71% compared to last year.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Florida is $31,822 for Florida residents and $38,366 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Shepard Broad Law Center is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Florida law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Shepard Broad Law Center tuition & fees and compare it to the Florida law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Shepard Broad Law Center$45,074$45,419$46,197
Florida Law Schools$38,505$38,366-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 153 and the average GPA is 3.26 at Shepard Broad Law Center.
The LSAT score of Shepard Broad Law Center is lower than the average LSAT score of Florida law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Shepard Broad Law Center is lower than the average LSAT score of Florida law schools.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Shepard Broad Law CenterFlorida Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile151149153155
50th percentile153152156158
75th percentile156154159161
GPA distribution
Shepard Broad Law CenterFlorida Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile2.972.553.183.27
50th percentile3.333.483.54
75th percentile3.533.293.683.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,382 students have applied to Shepard Broad Law Center. Among them, 676 students have accepted to admit and 209 have enrolled into Shepard Broad Law CenterThe acceptance rate is 48.91% and the yield is 31%.
The acceptance rate of Shepard Broad Law Center is higher than the acceptance rate of Florida law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Shepard Broad Law Center.
Admission Statistics
Shepard Broad Law CenterFlorida Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,38221,333475,703
Admitted6766,838135,643
Enrolled2092,31340,338
Acceptance Rate48.91%37.14%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.92%33.93%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 797 students enrolled to Shepard Broad Law Center. Among them 591 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 206 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 209 students newly joined to to Shepard Broad Law Center. By gender, there are 101 men , 115 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at Shepard Broad Law Center. By attending status, 185 students enrolled as full-time and 32 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment849797
JD Enrollment621591
Non-JD Enrollment228206
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)228-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total19617234 20918432
Men957918 1038615
Women1099316 1159817
Other000 110

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 64.11% where 170 students took the exam and 109 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Florida law schools (69.71%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates226188
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total220170
New Graduates212160
Prior Year Graduates810
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1325
Exam Passer144109
Exam Pass Rate65.45%64.11%
Florida Pass Rate70.58%69.71%

Law Schools in Florida

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