Nova Southeastern University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.04 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 380 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and AOA
  • Programmatic Accreditation: CEPH
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 23,236 (4,641 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 47% part-time, 53% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $17,454
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2017

The faculty is helpful. Students seem to be hardworking and on top of things. My program is more of online, I wish it offered more classes in person
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Pharmacy
Graduation Year: 2017

The pros of the graduate program are it provides a very good education and the professors are always accessible. The con of the graduate program is that the school is private so the tuition is a lot.
2.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Dentistry
Graduation Year: 2019

Although coursework is difficult and competitive, much support is provided by faculty and fellow students.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2016

Nova Southeastern University has a great MBA program. They have been in existence for 50 years and continue to expand and grow. They have recently redesigned the program to better serve the students. The professors are available for students for questions and concerns.
4.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Reading & Literacy Education
Graduation Year: 2017

I am very pleased with the flexibility and support offered by NSU. They have had some problems with their real time class meetings but have changed to a new format which will hopefully improve connect-ability.
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2015

The professor at Nova Southeastern University are one of a kind. Each and every one of them want you to succeed. They go over and beyond to help you understand the material and well prepare you to be ready for your career upon graduation. Invaluable experience and education. However, the school financial aid could use some revamp. There should be more scholarship opportunities for graduate students and more of a variety.
2.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Law
Graduation Year: 2016

I am currently enrolled in Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law School. The program boasts a great deal of diversity with regards to both its student body and professors. Their day program is an great program with many services available to students. The evening program is slightly less accomodating for evening students who work full-time during the day. Events and activities are usually during daytime/communiting times and assistance from support services is not usually available after hours. Overall, it is a good program.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Physician Assistant
Graduation Year: 2017

You will be hard-pressed to find a better education than at Nova Southeastern University. The professors and instructors at the school are top notch, and they provide a learning environment that public universities strive for. Unfortunately the location of the school places students near one of the busiest sections in the entire city. What could easily be a 5-10 mile joy ride turns into a 45-60 minute roadblock of cars trying their best to get onto the interstate. Overall the school excels in its purpose - education. If you can withstand heavy traffic, long and arguably questionable hours on campus, and intense workload then Nova Southeastern University will be a perfect match.
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2017

I have only experienced the pros of attending Nova!
3.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Communications (Speech Pathology)
Graduation Year: 2018

The greatest advantage to this program is that it is designed for working professionals or those with other major commitments. With flexibility in length of program, delivery of courses (online, "face-to-face", hybrid, main campus, "distance-learning" at campuses in multiple other cities), and assistance from faculty, the program is very supportive and individualized to each student. Since NSU has campuses across Florida (and now other states), it has built a large network with other universities, hospitals, clinics, and other resources in the community that are at every student's disposal. This prepares students within the program to develop hands-on skills as clinicians with a variety of professionals, client populations and settings, and gives graduates of the program more opportunities for job placement at those same clinical placements/externships. With the flexibility to work while enrolled in the program, with the exception of full-time externships during the final two semesters, the program does take longer than the two years it takes to complete a typical Master's degree program in Speech-Language Pathology. Since this program is within the College of Education, there is more emphasis placed throughout the program on practices and requirements for working in the school system as opposed to research. One example is there is no option to complete a thesis, however, a portfolio, a requirement from the Department of Education, is required of all students to graduate from the program.
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