The DeSantis Building at Nova Southeastern University.

Nova Southeastern University

#112, overall score 46.34/100

Fun Fact:

One of NSU’s most popular courses is Scuba Diving.

ACADEMICS Score: 10/30

  • Score: 10/30
  • Acceptance rate: 58%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 16:1
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

  • Tuition: $28,736
  • Room & board costs: $11,540
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $6,312

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Region: South
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 4,641
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 464
  • Jewish population share: 10%
  • Student origin: 84% in-state / 16% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: II
  • NCAA team: Sharks

ISRAEL Score: 11/20

  • Score: 11/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 100
  • School-approved study abroad program in Israel: No
  • Israel-related clubs: 0
  • BDS resolution: Never introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 18.67/40

  • Score: 18.67/40
  • Hillel: Nova Southeastern University Hillel
  • Chabad: None
  • OU-JLIC: None
  • Meor: None
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: SDT
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Can you get kosher food on the school meal plan? No
  • Active Hillel clubs: 5
  • Hillel Friday night services: 1
  • Average Shabbat attendance – Hillel: 80
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 25 (13 Orthodox, 8 Conservative, 4 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Seth Gabel
  • Most unique/noteworthy Hillel club: Nova Southeastern is unique in that 80% of the student population is graduate students.
  • Where do Jewish students come from? All over the country.
  • Kosher food details: Grab and go options available for purchase.
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