Nova Southeastern University Graduate Program Reviews

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(4.03 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 378 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and AOA
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABA, + 10 more
  • 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
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5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2017

The pros about my graduate program is that EACH professor is concerned about the wellbeing of their students. EACH one of them make graduate school a breeze for their students. The cons to graduate school is finding balance to read chapters and complete a heavy load of assignments between work and my personal time.
2.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Dentistry
Graduation Year: 2019

First year Dental Student at Nova Southeastern University. The workload is intense and the affordability of living is mostly through scholarships and loans because it is a private school. The surrounding area is great. There are many restaurants to select from so you don't have to worry about eating the same food over and over again. The school is located on the east coast of South Florida so the warm weather is uplifting and the beach is always available year round.
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2017

The class sizes are not too big that you get lost by your professor. IThe class size allows for a personal experience with learning
3.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2019

Overall, the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies is an amazing program. It is interesting because many of the pros of the program are also its cons, and vice versa. For example the Psy.D. program is very large compared to other Psy.D. programs. This gives students an opportunity to interact and study with a very diverse population and encourages us to advocate for ourselves if we need help from a professor or other faculty member. However, the large class size does make it difficult to get noticed and to get opportunities to work with faculty on research projects, which can foster a competitive atmosphere among students. Similarly, it is great that NSU offers courses taught by a variety of professors. The upside is that each professor has their unique teaching style which again allows for a diverse and exciting learning experience. The downside is that there are often varying standards and workloads between professors teaching the same classes. I am about to start my second year in the program and overall I am very pleased. I knew I wanted to attend NSU and in fact, it was the only graduate school that I applied to. Every school has its issues, but overall, I think the pros outweigh the cons of the Psy.D. program at NSU's Center for Psychological Studies and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a place to earn a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology.
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.
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