As an international student at NSU,
you'll have access to a wealth of academic resources. NSU is proud to be
classified as one of only 37 universities, out of more than 4,000, that has the dual designation of both “high research” and “community engaged.” You'll
also discover something far more powerful: the sense that you fit in perfectly.
undergraduate (bachelor's) degree programs is selective, and students who are
admitted have demonstrated the ability to do university-level work.
International students must comply with the general undergraduate admissions
who have earned CXC or O level certificates (HSC and CAPE) must provide five
passing scores in academic subjects and proof of secondary school completion. If
your diploma or degree was completed outside of the United States, you must
have your transcript evaluated by a NACES accredited organization. A list of
these organizations can be found at www.naces.org.
Please ensure the degree and course equivalencies along with the
grade point average is included in the evaluation.
for whom English is not their native language must be able to demonstrate
adequate English skills by submitting one of the following:
- Proof of graduation from a U.S.
regionally-accredited high school.
- Proof of English language proficiency with
a passing score on one of the following:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language
(TOEFL): 213 on the computer-based test; 550 on the paper-based test; or 79 on
the internet-based test
- International English Language Testing
System (IELTS*): 6.0 on the test module
- Passing Academa II Levels from The
Language Institute at NSU.
- SAT verbal score of 480 or above, or ACT
verbal score of 20
- College transcript with
one "English Composition One" course at a U.S. regionally-accredited
college with a grade of C or better.
2012 Freshman Profile
Dual Admission Students
Dual Admission Students
Average Weighted HS GPA
Weighted HS GPA Dual Admission Students
of Class from Florida
of Class from other States
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Nova Southeastern University undergraduate admissions application. All applications must include a $50
nonrefundable application fee.
the undergraduate application online by logging
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on a rolling admission plan, which means we review applications as they become
a complete file, including all necessary transcripts and test scores.
students may begin undergraduate course work in mid-August or early January,
and should apply at least 2-3 months ahead of time to
allow for processing and evaluation.
Dual Admission Program has an application deadline of February 1st for the Fall
term start. All Dual Admission applicants must be accepted to the university prior
to applying for the dual admission program of their choice. As such we encourage all students interested
in the Dual Admission Program to apply early in the start of their High School
senior year to meet all necessary deadlines.
Dual Admission applicants interested in beginning in the Winter term
have a deadline of November 1st.
All international students must either obtain an F-1 visa to study at
Nova Southeastern University or have visa status that permits a nonresident
alien to study in the United States.
International students need to obtain an I-20 in order to apply for an
F-1 (student visa) at the American Embassy in their home country. The Office of International Students
and Scholars at Nova Southeastern University is in charge of issuing
the I-20 when the following criteria are met:
- Students must be officially accepted for admission
to Nova Southeastern University, having met both academic and English
- Students must indicate their acceptance for
admission by submitting a $200 (USD) enrollment
confirmation deposit and a completed acceptance form.
- Full-time day students must demonstrate availability
of funds for a total of $47,839 (USD). Adult/non-traditional students must
demonstrate availability of funds for a total of $39,569 (USD). An
original bank statement or original letter on bank letterhead is required.
of International Students and Scholars is available to further assist
Download the International Students
If you are interested
in one of the Dual Admission programs offered at the main campus, you must
complete the undergraduate admission application and select both your desired
undergraduate major and the Dual Admission graduate program of your choice. Eligibility into a Dual Admission program
is determined at the time of admission to the undergraduate program at Nova
the application procedures as listed above.
to one of the university's health profession Dual Admission programs are
required to complete the Health
Professions Division Application.
to one of the university's health profession Dual Admission programs require
supporting documents along with the application such as, letters of
recommendation, an essay, etc. For a complete list based on the degree program,
download the HPD
detailing the next steps in the admission process is mailed directly to the
applicant’s home address.
more information regarding the Dual Admission Program, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (954) 262-8000.