International Students Admissions Requirements

The Oceanographic Center welcomes students from all around the world. Masters students can participate and complete their master's program without having to travel to the United States.

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Additional admissions requirements for all international students

Information for international students – on-campus format

International applicants who apply for the on-campus programs must obtain an F-1 student visa. For more information, visit the university’s Office of International Students web site at

International applicants who will remain in their home country are not required to obtain a student visa.

For international applicants applying to our on-campus (in house) programs, please be aware of the following:

For more information regarding procedures for obtaining a student visa, please contact the NSU Office of International Students:

Intl. Students and Scholars
Nova Southeastern University
Horvitz Admin. Bldg, 1st Floor
3301 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
(954) 262-7240
800-541-6682, ext. 27240
Fax (954) 262-3846
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

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Disclaimer: Information provided is for general information purposes only and are subject to change without advance notice. Changes in policies, procedures, requirements and regulations may be made without advance notice. The ultimate responsibility of knowing immigration regulations applicable to and all requirements imposed upon international students by Federal and State law and University and Office of International Students (OIS) rules and policies rests with students. For further clarifications or advising on a specific case, you must contact OIS.