Nova Southeastern University Graduate Program Reviews

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(4.05 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 379 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: 21,625 (4,295 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 39% part-time, 61% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $20,419
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5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Instructional Technology
Graduation Year: 2015

At first I was very nervous due to me having a tradition learning environment. Nova Southeastern University online Educational program was awesome! The professors were very helpful, and gave their person numbers to call when I had questions or just needed help. It doesn't end there, my adviser made sure I took the correct classes, and the library was very helpful if I needed an article that wasn't online. Overall this was the best experience, and I would go back to complete another degree.
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2012

Pros Beautiful campus High quality instruction and curriculum On campus and online courses Student employment opportunities Cons Tuition expensive Program did not have a diverse group of people No organized socialization outside of class Limited parking in some areas
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros: Learning from home to fit with a full time job and parenting children Cons: Very expensive. Little opportunity for scholarships and grants once loan money has been exhausted. Really struggling to pay for the last 5 courses on an already tight budget.
3.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2011

The pros of the program are the small classroom size and the availability of the faculty. The faculty is very much willing to further your academic and professional growth if they know you're in need of help. The cons of the program is the tuition. This is an expensive school but for a formal education you have to be willing to do anything.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: Caring staff and good support. Cons: We have to find our own clinical placement
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros- The program provides relative and valuable learning opportunities. The courses are conducted at a good pace and the professors are knowledgeable in their fields. Cons- Once you have started the program the academic counselor is difficult to get in touch with and the dissertation process is cumbersome.
3.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2019

The Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program at Nova Southeastern University is overall an amazing program. I am about to start my second year and had an incredible first year in the program. I enjoyed all of my classes and found them to be engaging and very beneficial to my future career as a Clinical Psychologist. I also had the opportunity to travel with a professor and seven other students to Swaziland, a small country in South Africa, on a humanitarian trip to provide counseling and services to impoverished and underserved communities around the country. This was a once in a lifetime experience that I will treasure forever. Of course, not every school can be perfect. The program is very large, which has its benefits, but also makes it difficult to have access to faculty and training in your specific area of interest. It is also a very expensive program, which is why I spend the vast majority of my free time applying for scholarships to help me pay off my ever-growing loans. Despite its imperfections, I would definitely highly recommend NSU's Psy.D. program to anyone wishing to pursue a career as a Clinical Psychologist.
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
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